Post an Explanation of HOW the use of CBT in Groups compares to its use in Family settings.

Students will:

· Compare the use of cognitive behavioral therapy for groups to cognitive behavioral therapy for families

· Analyze challenges of using cognitive behavioral therapy for groups

· Recommend effective strategies in cognitive behavioral therapy for groups

To prepare:

1-Post an Explanation of HOW the use of CBT in Groups compares to its use in Family settings.

2-Provide Specific Examples from your own practicum experiences.

3-Then, Explain at least TWO challenges counselors might encounter when using CBT in the group setting.

4- Support your response with specific examples from this week’s media.

Learning Resources

Required Readings

American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.

Bjornsson, A. S., Bidwell, L. C., Brosse, A. L., Carey, G., Hauser, M., Mackiewicz Seghete, K. L., & … Craighead, W. E. (2011). Cognitive-behavioral group therapy versus group psychotherapy for social anxiety disorder among college students: A randomized controlled trial. Depression and Anxiety, 28(11), 1034-1042. doi:10.1002/da.20877

Safak, Y., Karadere, M. E., Ozdel, K., Ozcan, T., Türkçapar, M. H., Kuru, E., & Yücens, B. (2014). The effectiveness of cognitive behavioral group psychotherapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder. Turkish Journal of Psychiatry, 25(4), 225-233.

Yalom, I. D., & Leszcz, M. (2005). The theory and practice of group psychotherapy (5th ed.). New York, NY: Basic Books.

· Chapter 11, “In the Beginning” (pp. 309–344)

Yalom, I. D., & Leszcz, M. (2005). The theory and practice of group psychotherapy (5th ed.). New York, NY: Basic Books.

· Chapter 12, “The Advanced Group” (pp. 345–390)