Operative groups : the Latin-American approach to group analysis
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Group psychoanalysis Latin America, Social groups Psychological aspects, Group psychoanalysis, Social psychology, Psychotherapy, Group, Psychology, Social, PSYCHOLOGY Psychotherapy Group, Social, Group Or Collective Psychology, Latin America
1846424275, 9781846424274, 1843100940, 1417501294, 9781417501298
Contents: Operative Groups: The Latin-American Approach to Group Analysis; Contents; Foreword; Preface and Acknowledgements; 1 A Historical Perspective; 2 Fundamental Concepts of Operative Groups: Enrique Pichon-Rivière; 3 Fundamental Concepts of Operative Groups: The Authors' Point of View; 4 The Learning Operative Group; 5 Training of Psychotherapists, Psychoanalysts and Group Analysts; 6 The Approach to Institutions and Society; 7 A Re-evaluation of Operative Groups and Group Analysis; Notes; References; Subject Index; Author Index.
Summary: Group therapy and other dynamic approaches to the co-ordination of groups may focus either on the individual psychodynamics or on the group-as-a-whole. In Britain, group analysis developed as a group-centred approach of both therapeutic and non-therapeutic groups, from the foundational work of S.H. Foulkes. But there has been another, independent, Latin-American school of group analysis, which originated in Argentina as a result of the work and teachings of the Swiss born Argentine psychoanalyst Enrique Pichon-Rivi+¿re. This volume is a thorough introduction to operative groups. It starts by g.