Group Counseling: Experiential – Mindfulness-based Transpersonal Counseling

In this course, students practice a combination of techniques drawn from Gestalt, existential, psychodynamics, systems, and other approaches to group therapy. Skills to be practiced and/or discussed follow the themes concurrently taught in CNSM751E. Themes include general theory; varieties of group therapy; group start-up issues; stages of group development; levels of intervention in groups; transference, countertransference, and authentic relatedness; resistance and defenses; use of dreams; group maintenance; multicultural issues; closure exercises, and experiences. Prerequisite: CNST661E. Co-requisite: CNSM751E.
Course Number: CNSM752E
Units: 2.0
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