Tri-State Group Psychotherapy Society is a non-profit interdisciplinary professional organization for therapists interested in group therapy and group dynamics. Founded in 1956, its mission is:
- To provide a forum for the exchange of information and experience among persons interested in group psychotherapy;
- To create opportunities for the intensive study of theory and practice in group psychotherapy;
- To establish and maintain high standards of ethical and professional group psychotherapy practice;
- To encourage and promote writing and research in the area of group psychotherapy; and
- To disseminate information about group psychotherapy to interested professionals in mental health and related areas and to the public.
Invites you to the
** Summer 2013 Annual Group Therapy Conference **
Friday, July 26, 2013
Greg Crosby, MA, LPC, CGP, FAGPA
“Integrated Cognitive Behavioral Group Therapy”
Greg Crosby MA, LPC, CGP, FAGPA is a practicing therapist, trainer, teacher and consultant. For over 25 years he was the Clinical Group Coordinator for Kaiser Permanente in Oregon and Washington. He is a Fellow of the American Group Psychotherapy Association and serves on the International Registry of Group Psychotherapist. He is an adjunct faculty member at Lewis and Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling, Portland State University Interpersonal Neurobiology and Professional Studies Program, Maryhurst Art Therapy Graduate Program and Human Science Department.
He has written with Jim Sabin MD “A Planning Checklist for Establishing Time Limited Groups in Psychiatric Services” and Integrated CBT with Donald Altman MA, LPC in Handbook of Group Psychotherapy edited by Jeff Kleinberg, PhD. A leader in developing group programs, he speaks at conferences in agencies around the country. He brings a synthesis of models together in his therapy, training and consulting and is know for entertaining presentations that blend exercises, lectures and videos.
Participants will be able to:
- Delineate how to integrate group process skills and stages of development within a CBT group.
- Discuss an understanding of how to integrate mindfulness, multiple intelligence theory and interpersonal neurobiology within a CBT depression and anxiety group.
- Identify behavioral and cognitive skills and pacing in CBT depression and anxiety groups.
- Describe rituals to increase inclusion of new members.
- Delineate key concepts in interpersonal neurobiology and group therapy.
- Examine steps for maintaining gains in the maintenance stage of a problem.