About This Course

This course examines the foundational principles of group dynamics and their application to group psychotherapy. The course discusses the development and implementation of groups, sustainability, and how change is facilitated. The course immerses students into the stages of group development, from formation to termination, and the various attributes of each stage, such as structure and group dynamics. The course applies a wide array of theoretical approaches to group therapy to explore both conceptualization and facilitation skills for groups of diverse populations across various developmental stages. This course combines a variety of teaching methods including lectures, discussion, experiential exercises, small group participation, and readings to advance students’ cognitive, interpersonal, and practical skills.

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