This book is designed to serve as a core text for advanced and graduate students and researchers alike. Each chapter reviews the literature and current research related to its topic as well as providing suggestions for practice for psychoeducational, counseling, and therapy groups based on the review. Major topics in the field of groups are included: history, best practices, settings, groups across the lifespan, special topics, multicultural groups, as well as critical issues and emerging themes in group counseling and psychotherapy. Key features include: • Integration of current research and practice • Includes psychoeducational, counseling, and therapy groups for all topics New to this edition: 2-3 new chapters on cutting edge themes Thoroughly updated research more pedagogical elements (discussion questions, activities, resources, case examples, key terms, etc.) Reorganization based on reviews Test bank and powerpoints.

Introduction to Counseling and Psychotherapy Groups in Special Settings
Introduction to counseling and psychotherapy groups in special settings

While group practice can be viewed as a specialty, it is also quite diverse in its focus. Group goals, population, diversity, and age all impact the specific approach and interventions used. In addition, the setting in which the group is offered greatly impacts the makeup of the group. Our intent in this section, “Counseling and Psychotherapy Groups in Special Settings,” is to highlight settings that groups typically occur in and provide guidelines for best practices based on the unique structure, climate, and parameters of each setting. Groups are being increasingly utilized in many settings as a counseling modality due to both recognition of their efficacy and also ...

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