2021-2022 Catalog

CPC 527 Group Counselling Psychology

This course provides an experiential introduction to group processing theory including exposure to a variety of therapeutic groups designed to provide support for deeper exploration of self and relationship to others. Students will participate both as facilitators and members of a variety of therapeutic groups. A number of topics will be explored throughout the course including: 1) the history of group therapy; 2) the benefits and challenges of therapeutic groups; and 3) the influences of culture, class, gender, sexuality, and age on group dynamics.