This comprehensive manual offers specific how-to guidelines for conducting a wide range of psychotherapy groups and detailed session-by-session descriptions of sixteen structured group interventions. Time-limited, structured, educational, and goal-oriented, these groups focus on such core treatment issues as separation and divorce, alcoholism, bereavement, sexual abuse, fears and anxieties, anger management, weight loss, and encopresis.
Charles E. Schaefer, Ph.D., a nationally renowned child psychologist, is Professor of Psychology at Fairleigh Dickinson University and Director of its Center for Psychological Services in Hackensack, New Jersey. He is co-founder and Director Emeritus of the International Association for Play Therapy. He has authored or edited more than forty books on parenting, child psychology, and play therapy, including The Therapeutic Powers of Play, Family Play Therapy, and The Playing Cure. Dr. Schaefer maintains a private practice with children and families in Hackensack.