Learning Objectives

  1. Describe Yalom’s therapeutic factors for group psychotherapy.
  2. Debate the ideal characteristics of a group therapy group (e.g., composition, cotherapists).
  3. Explain limitations on confidentiality inherent in group therapy.
  4. Summarize group psychotherapy outcome research.
  5. Illustrate the systems approach of family therapy.
  6. Discuss essential concepts of family therapy.
  7. Analyze ethical issues that may arise for a psychologist practicing family therapy.
  8. Review the outcome research for family therapy.