This is the first-ever application to group therapy of the popular, replicable, time-limited, evidence-based approach initially developed to treat individual depression. Denise Wilfley adapted it in the course of researching the management of eating disorders her collabourators include a national authority on group work plus an originator of Interpersonal Psychotherapy. Their step-by-step identification of the goals, tasks, and techniques attendant on running normalizing, cost-effective groups makes a real contribution to the clinical repertoire.
Denise Wilfley, Ph.D., has joint faculty appointments at the University of California-San Diego and San Diego State University.K. Roy MacKenzie, Ph.D., and Myrna Weissman, Ph.D., have published widely on group therapy and Interpersonal Psychotherapy respectively.