Chapter 6. Interpersonal Group Therapy in Intensive Treatment

  1. Bill Reading RMN, MA, DipSocSci, DipDypPsych1 and
  2. Martin Weegmann BA(Hons), DipClinPsych, MInstGA2
  1. Tim Leighton

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713549.ch6

Group Psychotherapy and Addiction

Group Psychotherapy and Addiction

How to Cite

Leighton, T. (2004) Interpersonal Group Therapy in Intensive Treatment, in Group Psychotherapy and Addiction (eds B. Reading and M. Weegmann), Whurr Publishers Ltd, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713549.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 1

    East Kent Community Alcohol Service

  2. 2

    Ealing Substance Misuse Service

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781861564481

Online ISBN: 9780470713549



  • cognitive analytic therapy;
  • group therapy;
  • alcohol;
  • intensive treatment;
  • drugs


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Cognitive analytic therapy as a unifying model

  • Addiction

  • Elements of the treatment programme

  • 12-step involvement and interpersonal group therapy

  • Coping skills training and interpersonal development

  • Managing anxiety

  • Voices in the treatment setting

  • Bakhtin and difference