This didactic and experiential workshop will discuss Modern Analytic techniques that can help create an exciting group and maximize a group’s potential as an agent of therapeutic change. Workshop participants will explore topics such as patient selection and preparation, implementing a treatment agreement that facilitates group development, elements to consider in a first group session, and discussing tools for fostering initial connections among members.
Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to:
1. Explain the modern analytic approach to preparing patients to enter group therapy.
2. Describe and exhibit how the technique of ‘bridging’ stimulates cohesion in a new group.
3. Describe the basic elements and therapeutic value of the group agreement.
Date: Sunday, December 8, 2019
Time: 6:00 - 8:30 pm EST
Instructor: Joseph Acosta
Location: ONLINE via Zoom, link to be provided.