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101 interventions in group therapy

This newly revised and expanded second edition of 101 Interventions in Group Therapy offers practitioners exactly what they are looking for: effective interventions in a clear and reader-friendly format. This comprehensive guide provides 101 short chapters by leading practitioners explaining step-by-step exactly what to do to when challenging situations arise in group therapy. Featuring a wide selection of all new interventions with an added focus on working with diverse populations, this comprehensive volume is an invaluable resource for both early career practitioners as well as seasoned group leaders looking to expand their collection of therapeutic tools
eBook, English, 2017
Routledge, London, 2017
1 online resource (xiv, 377 pages)
9781315657691, 1315657694
1 On second thought: demonstrating different levels of perception
2 Collateral damage
3 Lesbians grieving heterosexual privilege by creating a loss totem
4 A culture of nice in a women's group: it's nice to be nice
5 Countertransference in groups with severely ill inpatients
6 The use of primal scream to facilitate release in the African-American male: pain demands to be heard
7 Hiring a group coordinator can develop a group program
8 Who owes you an apology?
9 Not just talk: a group therapy model integrating action theory and techniques
10 Anger: a historical account and an ah ha moment
11 Battling the alien: working through self-hatred in group therapy
12 A ritual for termination
13 Setting group culture development in motion
14 Only the lonely: trauma and group identity
15 The efficacy of wedding cognitive behavior and psychoanalytic psychotherapies in group psychotherapy for incarcerated male population
16 Sparking connection: increasing awareness, engagement and relatedness
17 Intercultural group therapy: global nomads, expats and lovepats
18 Back to the future: attending to detrimental family loyalties
19 The undecided: helping clients make decisions
20 Degree of action and structure in format to facilitate group cohesion
21 Attuning to micro-expressions in group: a relational technique
22 The group therapist in the making
23 Grounding: coming into the "here and now" by using our bodily sensations
24 Post traumatic stress disorder with combat veterans using cognitive behavioral group therapy
25 The group sandwich model for international conflict dialog using large groups as a social development space
26 A five-stage technique to enhance termination in group therapy
27 Mindfulness practice: interventions for working with young children in groups
28 A relaxed approach to treating phobia
29 Building a pathway to success
30 Urge and creativity in the group matrix: applying art therapy within group therapy
31 "I am positive there is more to me than HIV" = 32 From time to time
33 Applying expressive therapies to accelerate cognitive insight in organizations
34 Treating depression with a dose of anxiety
35 The burden of being beautiful ... is 40 the end of the road?
36 Transforming failures into honey
37 Humility in the face of a mistake
38 Promoting communication and interaction in a group of sub-Saharan African immigrant women
39 Letting go of the myth of closure: one pracitioner's view
40 The shielded name tent
41 Corrective experiences in intensive group psychotherapy
42 Mother-daughter interaction through the group's "hall of mirrors"
43 Improving emotional processing with group psychotherapy
44 Who's responsible? accepting and integrating one is not always the victim
45 Hot air balloon
46 Long-term intergenerational women's psychotherapy groups
47 The evolution of gay group therapy
48 Group therapy for therapists
49 Refilling and repairing your glass: insightful exercise for dually diagnosed clients
50 Am I modeling or muddling? cranking up a new group
51 Fireball
52 A chair is not a chair is not a chair
53 The masks we wear
54 Animal assisted therapy with a group of young children with social problems
55 "Am I my mother's daughter?" eliciting self-awareness in the transmission of gender roles through family role models
56 Living with dying: how to keep the group alive when the members are dying
57 Bringing a new member into group: marking a new place in the cycle
58 The crystal and the stone: use of transitional objects in groups
59 You can teach an old dog new tricks!
60 Using dreams in group therapy
61 The group therapist as a storyteller
62 Using primary language to access primary affect
63 "What's so funny" the group leader's use of humor in adolescent groups
64 Using grammar to increase immediacy and affect
65 Group as a place to practice new behaviors
66 Counterresistance: its manifestation and impact on group intervention and management
67 "When boundaries breath"
68 "What do you mean I should tell her what I think about her?" psychoeducation about interpersonal processes
69 Advice giving
70 Bridging as a tool to avoid scapegoating
71 The "I's" have it
72 Women's empowerment group using art therapy
73 From silence to frenzy: resistance in the face of shame
74 "After the group has ended": imagery to vivify termination
75 Diminishing dissociative experience for war veterans in group therapy
76 I am part of the group matrix
77 To err is human: turning our mistake into useful interventions
78 The ability to verbalize one's needs clearly in a geriatric population
79 Norm repair
80 Alchemy and transformation: the disturber in group
81 Family member association
82 Building self-esteem using assertiveness training and props
83 Group supervision horseback riding workshop for increasing self awareness
84 Poetry as a projective technique and springboard for dialogue in group therapy
85 Unexpected consequences: maintaining the boundaries in a therapy group for older adults
86 Creative use of the group contract in long-term psychotherapy groups
87 An angry outburst: responding to aggression
88 A difficult session
89 The nine basic steps for a successful group
90 Stress inoculation training for trauma and stress-related disorders
91 Using metaphors and stories to resolve impasses and bridge resistance
92 Therapist self-disclosure as an intervention toward normalizing and eliciting hope
93 Directed eye contact: nonverbal communication as a group strengthening tool
94 "Remember be here now "
95 Changing chairs: experiential exercise for exploration of interpersonal boundaries
96 Surfing an unexpected group's tide
97 Mindfulness in group therapy
98 Trauma therapy as a community enterprise
99 Dealing with anger in two different phases of group psychotherapy
100 The fee: a clinical tool in group therapy
101 Installation of hope in bereavement groups for the elderly