You may be among the many therapists who, because of COVID-19, are already working online with your individual clients and are now considering leading a therapy group online. Here we consider what is lost and gained in the Zoom group experience, differences in the Treatment Agreement, and modifications in leader behavior. Gained in the Zoom…Read article »
Psychotherapy: What makes it so Intriguing?
If you have recently taken on the supervision of one or more group therapists you may be wondering how best to help them with the skills needed to make group leading a rewarding experience. Leader Skills to be Developed Most new group therapists, even those with solid clinical skills that serve them well in their…Read article »
Moderation Training may be an may be an option for clients with alcohol problems who are looking for an alternative to abstinence. In this article, I detail this approach that helps individuals with problematic patterns of drinking moderate their use of alcohol, decreasing the negative consequences associated with their drinking.Read article »
Passing on your knowledge and experience to the next generation of therapists can enormously enrich your life as a therapist. In this article, I focus on some of the supervisory hurdles that are most likely to come up for the supervisor who trains beginning group therapists in group-oriented programs.Read article »
Group psychotherapy can add an exciting component to your professional life and to the treatments that you offer. Having lead and supervised group work for more than 40 years and still loving it, I share a bit about how I got into it, and the benefits of group psychotherapy for both the therapist and group members.Read article »
Co-therapy can be a wonderful way to share the challenge and excitement of group leadership. In this article, I discuss some of its advantages and disadvantages.Read article »
Like many therapists, you may have never given serious thought to referring your clients to group psychotherapy. Yet much might be gained by a referral to group therapy, not only for your clients, but also for you professionally.Read article »