The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy

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Basic Books, Mar 1, 2008 - Psychology - 688 pages
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In this completely revised and updated fifth edition of group psychotherapy’s standard text, Dr. Yalom and his collaborator present the most recent developments in the field, drawing on nearly a decade of new research as well as their broad clinical wisdom and expertise. Among the significant new topics: Online therapy Specialized groups Ethnocultural diversity Trauma Managed care Plus hundreds of new references and clinical vignettes
 

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Good introduction to group work. - Goodreads
Yalom is an engaging, clear writer. - Goodreads
He's a good writer and a gifted clinician. - Goodreads
A textbook for study and reference. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Mirjam Visscher - Goodreads

I picked this book for fun and enjoyed it from the first to the last page. Yalom helps his reader through all ins and outs of group psychotherapy. His examples are clear and human and support his ... Read full review

Review: The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy

User Review  - Gurjinder - Goodreads

If you are planning on starting a group or continuing a group you must read this book. It breaks down group therapy from how to select members to focusing on the here-and-now to interpersonal work. It ... Read full review

Contents

Interpersonal Learning
19
Group Cohesiveness
53
CONTENTS
77
19
83
Basic Tasks
117
Working in the HereandNow
141
Transference and Transparency
201
The Selection of Clients
231
CONTENTS
369
Problem Group Members
391
Specialized Formats and Procedural Aids
429
Specialized Therapy Groups
475
Ancestors and Cousins
525
Training the Group Therapist
543
Information and Guidelines
567
Notes
573

The Composition of Therapy Groups
259
Place Time Size Preparation
281
In the Beginning
309
The Advanced Group
345

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About the author (2008)

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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