Examining Social Identities and Diversity Issues in Group Therapy

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SKU: 9780367077259 - 88 Categories: , , , , NDIS approved: Yes Author: Ribeiro, Michele D. Publisher: Taylor & Francis ISBN: 9780367077259 Publish date: 29/05/2020

Product overview

A unique blend of theory and practice within the world of group psychotherapy, this text discusses diversity issues in group contexts within the realm of teaching, consulting, and facilitating psychotherapy groups.
Chapters present a unique perspective on diversity issues within certain populations, such as prisoners, elite athletes, and high-risk youth, and examine questions around race, language, ability, gender, and the similarities and differences between the leader and their clients. Such examples provide an intricate look into the psychological dynamics that arise within these populations and the skill of group therapists in honoring their clients’ humanity.
Readers will appreciate the practical examples of how to navigate difficult dynamics such as microaggressions and the role of compassion as a foundational principle of practice for group therapists.