Flashcards in Clinical Psychology: Group Therapy Deck (17)
Yalom describes the first few months of group therapy as involving ____ processes.
The First Stage is characterized by Orientation, __________ Participation, Search for ____________, and Dependency.
The Second Stage is characterized by Conflict, ___________, and Rebellion.
The Third Stage is characterized by the Development of _______________.
In Stage ___, each member attempts to establish his preferred amount of initiative and power. Gradually a control ______, or social pecking order, emerges. Advice giving is replaced by criticism, judgmental statements, and other negative comments.
In Stage ___, group therapy is characterized by attempts to determine the group's structure and meaning, a restricted and rational communication style, search for similarities among members, and advice seeking/giving. Group members typically talk to the _______ rather than _________.
* Each other
In Stage ____, unity, intimacy, and closeness become the chief concerns, trust and self-disclosure _______, attendance improves, and members show concern when other members are absent.
Yalom identifies curative factors of group therapy as including: instillation of ______, universality, altruism, interpersonal ________, self-_________ and insight, existential learning, catharsis, group __________, family re-enactment, guidance, and identification. These latter three are typically rated as least important by group members.
Therapist Role 1: In creation and __________ of the group, the therapist initially ____________ the group and works to minimize forces that threaten its _____________.
Therapist Role 2: In ______________, the therapist creates a dynamic conducive to effective group interaction. In doing this, the therapist adopts both the role of the technical expert and the ____________.
* Culture building
Therapist Role 3: In ___________ and _________ of the Here and Now, the therapist focuses the group's attention on the present and helps them understand processes occurring in the present.
Yalom ______ consider concurrent group and individual therapy necessary and beneficial, except in certain circumstances.
Research shows that ____ to ___% of group members drop out in the first 12-20 sessions.
______________ of potential group members can reduce premature termination and enhance therapy outcomes.
Post-selection _____________ can clarify misconceptions and unrealistic expectations of group members.
The following are considered characteristics of a of a good candidate for group therapy: primary problems are related to ___________ issues, _________ to change, a ________ view of group therapy, psychological and verbal __________, preference to get involved in therapy _________, and finds peer support and feedback ________.