The Groups Book: Psychoanalytic Group Therapy: Principles and Practice

1st Edition

Caroline Garland

Published December 31, 2010
Reference - 442 Pages
ISBN 9781855758506 - CAT# K377709
Series: Tavistock Clinic Series

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Table of Contents

The Groups Book -- Series Editor’s Preface -- Prologue -- Introduction: groups and groupings -- The Clinical Approach -- What is psychoanalytic about group therapy? -- How does a psychoanalytic group work? -- Destructive processes in analytic groups -- Psychoanalytic group therapy with severely disturbed patients -- The Theoretical Background -- Bion and group psychotherapy: Bion and Foulkes at the Tavistock -- Outcome studies in group psychotherapy -- Group Relations and the Wider World -- Bion’s work group revisited -- The theory and practice of the Group Relations conference -- Applications -- The traumatized group -- Refugees and the development of “emotional capital” in therapy groups -- Psychotic phenomena in large groups -- Some are more equal than others: Oedipus, dominance hierarchies, and the Establishment -- The Groups Manual -- Introduction -- What is psychoanalytic group therapy? -- Aims of treatment -- The therapist’s tools -- The therapist’s tasks and techniques: general -- Starting a group -- The first session -- The management of information -- Group life -- A waiting-list group -- Supervision -- Ending a group


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