Group Counseling

Introduces beginning dance/movement therapists and body psychotherapists to the skills they need to lead clinically focused therapy groups. These skills include an understanding of: group formation; the developmental stages of groups; group norms; multicultural issues in groups; methods for soliciting and integrating minority member influences; styles of communication among group members; group dynamics; group leadership styles; and group productivity. Specific movement-oriented, body-based interventions will be discussed and practiced in experiential and student-led group facilitations.
Course Number: CNSS751
Units: 3.0