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Self-reflections on group dynamics
Journal of Creativity in Mental Health
  • Roben Torosyan, Fairfield University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2008
Abstract
This article provides a first-person account of a training program in group dynamics. It is deliberately written in the first-person to capture the highly personal nature of group dynamic analysis. Proceeding through an intensive account of six days of T-groups, module facilitation, and facilitator feedback sessions, the author examines painful emotions and complicated reasoning that arose in encountering several relational and intrapsychic conflicts. In particular, feelings such as needing approval and leaping to respond to various "triggers" are emphasized and several alternatives are suggested. Applications are implied for teachers, psycho-therapists, and facilitators of groups of many kinds. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
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Published Citation
Torosyan, R. (2008).Self-reflections on group dynamics. Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 3 (1), 1-15.
DOI
10.1080/15401380802019504
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Peer Reviewed
Citation Information
Roben Torosyan. "Self-reflections on group dynamics" Journal of Creativity in Mental Health Vol. 3 Iss. 1 (2008)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/roben_torosyan/9/