Chapter 9. The Group in Action

  1. Harold Behr MBBCh, DPM, FRCPsych, M Inst GA and
  2. Liesel Hearst Dip Soc Sci, MAPSW, M Inst GA

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713006.ch9

Group-Analytic Psychotherapy: A Meeting of Minds

Group-Analytic Psychotherapy: A Meeting of Minds

How to Cite

Behr, H. and Hearst, L. (2005) The Group in Action, in Group-Analytic Psychotherapy: A Meeting of Minds, Whurr Publishers Ltd, London, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470713006.ch9

Author Information

  1. Training Group Analyst, Institute of Group Analysis (London) Private Practice: The North London Centre for Group Therapy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781861564757

Online ISBN: 9780470713006

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Keywords:

  • foulkesian model;
  • emotional reactions;
  • conductor;
  • ideological biases;
  • personal information

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Analysis by the group

  • How much of a blank screen can the group analyst be?

  • The nature and timing of interventions by the conductor

  • Introducing more than one person into a group

  • The concept of interpretation in group analysis

  • The use of metaphor and humour

  • What is meant by technique in group analysis