Articoli che contengono il tag: group therapy

Separately or together? Homogeneous or heterogeneous groups in the context of countertransference. A commentary on the paper by Maciej Zbyszewski entitled “War Trauma Dialectic”

Abstract This article is a commentary on the paper by Maciej Zbyszewski concerning his work with soldiers who returning from war missions. My work with Holocaust survivors and consequences of working with homogeneous groups are discussed in the context of … Continua a leggere

Good enough therapists

Abstract We are aware that the subject is born and develops in relation to others, both in case of an healthy functioning and in mental illness. From this perspective, the role of the therapist is not limited to his technical … Continua a leggere

Adolescents and smartphones in art-therapy laboratory

Abstract This article deals with a group psychotherapy with adolescents in the particular context of an art-therapy laboratory. It aims to describe new possible settings with adolescents and demonstrate how new elements like smartphones can be used as a creative … Continua a leggere

From the “no-place” to the myth of the “common-us”: the experience of a basis group (health and not health providers, patients) in a severe pathologies rehabilitation centre as admittance in a story of a “in common”

Abstract This experience begins in a rehabilitation centre located in a large north-italian town, which includes 13 patients with severe psychotic pathologies. This centre is not a rehabilitative structure but a “common flat: so both providers and patients keep cleaned … Continua a leggere

Group therapy in a mentally disabled population: from contraindication to specificity

Abstract It is impossible to speak about group therapy or group in the optic of mental disability without considering the therapeutic context into which these activities are inserted. The Geneva canton decided and this as far back as the seventies … Continua a leggere

How Foulkesian was Bion?

Abstract If we want to enrich our ideas, we must study the problems of holding together caring and hating, the individual and the social. We each need to face the difficult emotional significance of the issues of group therapy, and … Continua a leggere

Historical Introduction to Group therapy in the treatment of anorexic- bulimic disorders

Abstract The history of homogeneous groups is presented, since they were first created in USA at the beginning of ‘900 until they were realized as a psychoanalitical thought of group, by Bion and Foulkes in Europe. The homogeneous group with … Continua a leggere