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The Group Therapy Treatment Planner, with DSM-5 Updates, 3rd Edition

The Group Therapy Treatment Planner, with DSM-5 Updates, 3rd Edition

Arthur E. Jongsma Jr., Kim Paleg

ISBN: 978-1-119-07318-5

Mar 2015

336 pages

In Stock



This fully revised resource features:

  • Treatment plan components for 33 behaviorally based presenting problems
  • Over 1,000 prewritten treatment goals, objectives, and interventions—plus space to record your own treatment plan options
  • A step-by-step guide to writing treatment plans that meet the requirements of most insurance companies and third-party payors

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
  • 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 xi

Acknowledgments xiii

Introduction 1

Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOA) 17

Anger Control Problems 26

Anxiety 35

Assertiveness Deficit 43

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)—Adult 52

Borderline Personality Disorder 61

Bulimia 69

Caregiver Burnout 77

Chemical Dependence 83

Child Molester—Adolescent Male 92

Chronic Pain 101

Codependence 110

Depression 117

Domestic Violence Offenders—Male 126

Domestic Violence Survivors—Female 135

Grief/Loss 145


Incest Offenders—Adult Male 163

Incest Survivors—Adult Female 173

Infertility 181

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 189

Panic/Agoraphobia 197

Parenting Problems 207

Phobias—Specific/Social 216

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) 226

Rape Survivors 237

Separation/Divorce 244

Shyness 253

Single Parents 263

Stepparenting 271

Toxic Parent Survivors 280

Type A Stress 289

Vocational Stress 300

Appendix A: Bibliotherapy References 308

Appendix B: Recovery Model Objectives and Interventions 315