Pre-Conference Reading on a Dialogical Learning Community

Mike Stiers has passed along a wonderful article on Dialogical Learning Communities. The present paper discusses how these two traditions, group psychotherapy training and the group relations conference model, are blended to create a dynamic learning environment for group practitioners. You can download it by clicking the link below:

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Two other suggested readings are:

Ormont, L. R. (1990). The craft of bridging. International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, 40(1), 3-17.

Van Wagoner, S. L. (2012). From empathically immersed inquiry to discrete intervention: Are there limits to theoretical purity? In Kleinberg, J. L. (Ed.), The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Group Psychotherapy (pp. 249-270). West Sussex: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.