The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy

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Basic Books, Mar 3, 2008 - Psychology - 688 pages
The classic work on group psychotherapy
Hailed by Jerome Frank as "the best book that exists on the subject," Irvin D. Yalom's The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy has been the standard text in the field for decades.
In this completely revised and updated fifth edition, Dr. Yalom and his collaborator Dr. Molyn Leszcz expand the book to include the most recent developments in the field, drawing on nearly a decade of new research as well as their broad clinical wisdom and expertise.
New topics include: online therapy, specialized groups, ethnocultural diversity, trauma and managed care.
At once scholarly and lively, this is the most up-to-date, incisive, and comprehensive text available on group psychotherapy.
 

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Contents

MODIFICATION OF TRADITIONAL GROUP THERAPY
ANCESTORS AND COUSINS
TRAINING THE GROUP THERAPIST
Appendix Information and Guidelines for Participation in Group Therapy
Index

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About the author (2008)

Irvin D. Yalom, MD, 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 Foundations' Fund Prize in Psychiatry. He is the author of When Nietzsche Wept (winner of the 1993 Commonwealth Club gold medal for fiction), Love's Executioner, and the classic textbooks Inpatient Group Psychotherapy and Existential Psychotherapy. He lives in Palo Alto, California.

Molyn Leszcz MD, FRCPC, is associate professor and head, group psychotherapy, University of Toronto, department of psychiatry. He lives in Toronto, Canada.