Group Psychotherapy of the Psychoses

Concepts, Interventions and Contexts

Arguing that group psychotherapy is a particularly effective method of treatment for psychotic patients, Group Psychotherapy of the Psychoses draws together the world's leading exponents in a comprehensive exploration of theory and practice. The contributors consider the development of the study of psychosis as well as the more recent advances in assessment, diagnosis and group treatment, covering such topics as:

conceptual schema and models of the psychoses

variations of group therapy approaches and their effectiveness

interpretations and interventions with clients

coping with countertransference, counteridentification and counterresistance

multimodal treatment and the importance of context

training and supervision

problems peculiar to groups

treatment in a therapeutic community.
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