The interpersonal approach to group psychotherapy.

Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario.
International Journal of Group Psychotherapy (Impact Factor: 0.44). 02/1992; 42(1):37-62.
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ABSTRACT The interpersonal model of group psychotherapy emphasizes the critical nature of peer interactions and consequent dynamic interpersonal learning. The author illustrates basic concepts of the model through a series of clinical vignettes. The central importance of the group as a social microcosm, cohesion and group process, here-and-now activation, and corrective emotional experience are documented, as is the role of the therapist in facilitating interpersonal feedback and effective therapeutic work.

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