Theory and Practice of Group Counseling

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Thomson/Brooks/Cole, 2004 - Psychology - 522 pages
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Part I: BASIC ELEMENTS OF GROUP PROCESS: AN OVERVIEW. 1. Introduction to Group Work. 2. Group Leadership. 3. Ethical and Professional Issues in Group Practice. 4. Early Stages in the Development of a Group. 5. Later Stages in the Development of a Group. Part II: THEORETICAL APPROACHES TO GROUP COUNSELING. 6. The Psychoanalytic Approach to Groups. 7. Adlerian Group Counseling. 8. Psychodrama. 9. The Existential Approach to Groups. 10. The Person-Centered Approach to Groups. 11. Gestalt Therapy in Groups. 12. Transactional Analysis. 13. The Behavioral Approach to Groups. 14. Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy in Groups. 15. Reality Therapy in Groups. Part III: INTEGRATION AND APPLICATION. 16. Comparisons, Contrasts, and Integration. 17. The Evolution of a Group: An Integrative Perspective.

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Gerald Corey is Professor Emeritus of Human Services at California State University at Fullerton; a Diplomate in Counseling Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology; a licensed psychologist; a National Certified Counselor; a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (Counseling Psychology); a Fellow of the American Counseling Association; and a Fellow of the Association for Specialists in Group Work. Dr. Corey taught undergraduate and graduate courses in group counseling, as well as courses in experiential groups, the theory and practice of counseling, and ethics in counseling. He is the author or co-author of 15 counseling textbooks currently in print and numerous journal articles. Along with his wife, Marianne Schneider Corey, Dr. Corey has conducted group counseling training workshops for mental health professionals at many universities in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, Hong Kong, Korea, Germany, Belgium, Scotland, England, and Ireland. The two received the Association for Specialists in Group Work's Eminent Career Award in 2001. Dr. Corey earned his doctorate in counseling from the University of Southern California.

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