The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy

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Basic Books, 2005 - Psychology - 668 pages
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"Dr. Irvin D. Yalom is joined by Dr. Molyn Leszcz for this completely revised and expanded fifth edition. The authors present the latest research and clinical guidelines on group psychotherapy and explore the most recent developments in the field, drawing on nearly a decade of new research as well as their own broad clinical wisdom and experience. This edition features new sections on brief group therapy, online therapy groups, ethnocultural diversity, trauma, managed care, and specialized and structured groups (addictions and groups for the medically ill), as well as updated references and new clinical vignettes drawn from the authors' recent practice."--Jacket.

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Good introduction to group work. - Goodreads
He's a good writer and a gifted clinician. - Goodreads
A textbook for study and reference. - Goodreads
Not just your typical research in action book. - Goodreads

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This was assigned reading for my group therapy class during my stint in psychological counseling. It was clear from the outset that all of my professors loved Yalom and now I can better appreciate why ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lisa P. - Goodreads

Informative, though somewhat redundant at times. There could be different relevant things depending on the needs of the person reading it. Has stood the test of time. Very long read.... Read full review

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Irvin D. Yalom, M.D., is professor emeritus of psychiatry at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He was the recipient of the 1974 Edward Strecker Award and the 1979 Foundation's Fund Prize in Psychiatry. He is the author of When Nietzche Wept (winner of the 1993 Commonwealth Club gold medal for fiction), Love's Executioner, Every Day Gets a Little Closer (with Ginny Elkin), and the classic textbooks Inpatient Group Psychotherapy and Existential Psychotherapy. Molyn Leszcz, M.D., F.R.C.P.(c) is head of the Program in Psychotherapy at the University of Toronto.

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