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The Group Therapy Treatment Planner, 2nd Edition

The Group Therapy Treatment Planner, 2nd Edition

Kim Paleg, Arthur E. Jongsma Jr.

ISBN: 978-0-471-66791-9

Jan 2005

336 pages

Select type: Paperback

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The Group Therapy Treatment Planner, Second Edition provides all the elements necessary to quickly and easily develop formal treatment plans that satisfy the demands of HMOs, managed care companies, third-party payors, and state and federal review agencies.
  • A critical tool for mental health professionals developing formal treatment plans for working with a variety of groups
  • New edition features expanded coverage and outlines entirely new areas including utilizing group therapy to treat panic/agoraphobia, PTSD/trauma, adult ADHD, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and borderline personality disorder
  • Streamlined interventions and fully updated language make this edition easier to use and more clinically applicable
  • Saves you hours of time-consuming paperwork, yet offers the freedom to develop customized treatment plans
  • Organized around 33 main presenting problems with a focus on applying a group therapy approach to a wide variety of disorders
  • Over 1,000 well-crafted, clear statements describe the behavioral manifestations of each relational problem, long-term goals, short-term objectives, and clinically tested treatment options
  • Easy-to-use reference format helps locate treatment plan components by behavioral problem or DSM-IV-TR diagnosis
  • Includes a sample treatment plan that conforms to the requirements of most third-party payors and accrediting agencies (including HCFA, JCAHO, and NCQA)
PracticePlanners Series Preface.



Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOA).

Anger Control Problems.


Assertiveness Deficit.

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)—Adult.

Borderline Personality Disorder.


Caregiver Burnout.

Chemical Dependence.

Child Molester—Adolescent Male.

Chronic Pain.



Domestic Violence Offenders—Male.

Domestic Violence Survivors—Female.



Incest Offenders—Adult Male.

Incest Survivors—Adult Female.


Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD).


Parenting Problems.


Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Rape Survivors.



Single Parents.


Toxic Parent Survivors.

Type A Stress.

Vocational Stress.

Appendix A: Bibliotherapy References.

Appendix B: Index of DSM-IV-TR Codes Associated with Presenting Problems.