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Brief Group Counselling: Integrating Individual and Group Cognitive--Behavioural Approaches (Wiley Series in Brief Therapy and Counselling)by Michael J. Scott
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Counselling and therapy in small groups is manageable, effective, efficient, and an increasingly important part of the repertoire of the busy practitioner. This book is an up-to-date and accessible guide to the principles and practice of working with small groups, using a cognitive-behavioural perspective. The context is work with groups of 5?8 clients in programmes of brief therapy consisting of 10 group sessions supplemented, where necessary, by individual counselling sessions. Therapists and counsellors will welcome this book for its
Due to growing pressures from health service managers and insurance companies, brief therapy is fast becoming the most popular form of analytic treatment provided. This book demonstrates how to conduct brief therapy effectively through a careful blending of group counseling and individual counseling. It describes how to use this approach in treating post-traumatic stress disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, depression, and panic disorder.
This volume focuses on concepts and methods of psychotherapy and counselling which can be used in a limited number of sessions with clients. The reader is shown how to build a model of the client's problems and then utilize this knowledge in the context of a group.
Table of Contents
Introduction: An Overview of Cognitive-Behavioural Counselling.
Beyond Individual Counselling.
Formulating a Model of the Client's Difficulties.
Combining Individual and Group Sessions.
Anxiety Disorders 1: Generalized Anxiety Disorder.
Anxiety Diorders 2: Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia.
Anxiety Disorders 3: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.
Group Therapy, Therapists and Further Applications.
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