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What is Universality?

(Irvin Yalom)

Helps people see that what they are going through is universal and they are not alone


What is Catharsis or Abreaction

(Irvin Yalom)

Venting feelings to group members to help relieve pain, guilt and stress


What is the Boston Model - Steps for Group Process?



*Pre affiliation*: Ambivalence, testing, seeking approval
-Leader MUST establish Authority and Discuss Guidelines

*Power and Control* - Struggle over control of the group, conflict occurs among subgroups

*Intimacy* Conflicts diminish, sense of we-ness increases, norms and roles become clear, COHESION

*Differentiation: Freedom of personal expression, improved group skills in analyzing and working through problems

*Separation: Group achieves termination