This book captures the flavor and spirit of the highly trained and experienced practitioner as he goes about the task of organizing and conducting a group. It also captures the warmth and humanity of a professional who is deeply devoted to his patients, his profession and humanity at large.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 190
Weight: 454 g
Dimensions: 230 x 147 x 11 mm
Group analysis is a form of psychotherapy in small groups and also a method for studying groups and the behavior of human individuals in their social aspects. Apart from a number of practical advantages, it has features of specific value. It is the method of choice for the investigation of many problems and for the treatment of many disturbances.This volume puts the method into the centre, emphasizes the special features of the "group analytic situation" and the role of the conductor, or leader, in creating this situation. It tries to show what the conductor has to do in order to make all the members of his group active participants in the solution of their problems. In doing so, it shows how not only the group itself benefits, but also how every single individual can best develop his own personality. Although the group is the ultimate aim of this therapy.