Theory and Practice of Group Counseling

Theory and Practice of Group Counseling

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This new edition outlines basic theories underlying the practice of group counselling and raises current ethical and professional issues facing group workers. The author draws upon his experiences in teaching, consulting with mental-health professionals and in private practice to provide a realistic approach to blending theory with practice. This book should be of interest to students on psychology, counselling and social work courses.show more

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  • Hardback | 584 pages
  • 166 x 236 x 30mm | 979.75g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • BROOKS/COLE
  • CA, United States
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0534102840
  • 9780534102845

Table of contents

Part One: Basic elements of group process: an overview. Introduction. Ethical and professional issues in group practice. Group leadership. Early stages in the development of a group. Later stages in the development of a group. Part Two: Theoretical approaches to group counseling. Psychoanalytic approach to groups. Adlerian group counseling. Psychodrama. Existential approach to group. The person-centered approach to groups. Gestalt therapy. Transactional analysis. Behavioral group therapy. Rational-emotive group therapy. Reality therapy in groups. Part Three: Application and integration. Illustration of a group in action: various perspectives. Comparisons, contrasts and integration. Index.show more

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