Part I: BASIC ELEMENTS OF GROUP PROCESS: AN OVERVIEW. 1. Introduction to Group Work. 2. Group Leadership. 3. Ethical and Professional Issues in Group Practice. 4. Early Stages in the Development of a Group. 5. Later Stages in the Development of a Group. Part II: THEORETICAL APPROACHES TO GROUP COUNSELING. 6. The Psychoanalytic Approach to Groups. 7. Adlerian Group Counseling. 8. Psychodrama in Groups. 9. The Existential Approach to Groups. 10. The Person-Centered Approach to Groups. 11. Gestalt Therapy in Groups. 12. Transactional Analysis in Groups. 13. Cognitive Behavioral Approaches in Groups. 14. Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy in Groups. 15. Choice Theory/Reality Therapy in Groups. 16. Solution-Focused Brief Therapy and Motivational Interviewing in Groups. Part III: INTEGRATION AND APPLICATION. 17. Comparisons, Contrasts, and Integration. 18. The Evolution of a Group: An Integrative Perspective.
Gerald Corey Ed.D., ABPP, is professor emeritus of human services and counseling at California State University at Fullerton. He is distinguished visiting professor of counseling at the University of Holy Cross in New Orleans, where he teaches intensive courses in counseling theories, group counseling and ethics. He received his doctorate in counseling from the University of Southern California and was awarded an honorary doctorate in humane letters from National Louis University. Dr. Corey is a diplomate in counseling psychology (American Board of Professional Psychology), a licensed psychologist and a National Certified Counselor. He is a fellow of the American Psychological Association (Division 17, Counseling Psychology, and Division 49, Group Psychotherapy), the American Counseling Association and the Association for Specialists in Group Work. Both Gerald and Marianne Corey have received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Mental Health Counselors Association, as well as the Eminent Career Award from the Association for Specialists in Group Work (ASGW). In addition, Gerald received the Outstanding Professor of the Year Award from California State University at Fullerton and the Thomas Hohenshil National Publications Award from the American Counseling Association. He is the author or coauthor of 16 textbooks in counseling currently in print, along with more than 70 journal articles and book chapters, and several of his books have been translated into other languages.