Group Counseling: Theory and Practice

A comprehensive introduction to the theoretical and practical aspects of effective group leadership. Theories of group therapy are studied. Other issues include factors that affect group dynamics, such as size, composition, and types. Group leadership is discussed in the context of the contract, group resistance, transference and countertransference, cohesion, aggression and hostility, and acting out. Students have the opportunity to play the group leader and receive feedback from the instructor and teaching assistants.
Course Number: CNSC751
Units: 3.0