|Session 206: Contemporary Group Psychotherapy Research
Session 206: Contemporary Group Psychotherapy Research
Co-Chairs: Cheri Marmarosh, PhD; Rainer Weber, PhD
This is the Research SIG's annual paper session presenting current research in group psychotherapy.
Title:Reflective Functioning and Therapeutic Alliance in Emotionally Focused Group Therapy for Binge-Eating Disorder
Author: Hilary Maxwell, MA PhD Candidate, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
This is a presentation on the role of therapeutic alliance over the course of Emotionally Focused Group Therapy for individuals with binge eating disorder (BED) and the association between change in reflective functioning and growth in therapeutic alliance in the group treatment of BED. Group treatment implications are highlighted.
The attendee will be able to:
Describe expected patterns of therapeutic alliance over the three stages of Emotionally Focused Group Therapy for binge-eating disorder:
Describe the impact of therapeutic alliance growth on facilitating change in reflective functioning for those with binge-eating disorder
Brauhardt, A., de Zwaan, M., & Hilbert, A. (2014). The therapeutic process in psychological treatments for eating disorders: a systematic review. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 47(6), 565-584.
Compare, A., Tasca, G. A., Lo Coco, G., & Kivlighan, D. M. (2016). Congruence of Group Therapist and Group Member Alliance Judgments in Emotionally Focused Group Therapy for Binge Eating Disorder. Psychotherapy.
Kivlighan, D. M., Lo Coco, G., & Gullo, S. (2012). Attachment anxiety and avoidance and perceptions of group climate: An actor-partner interdependence analysis. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 59(4), 518-527.
Kivlighan, D. M., & Shaughnessy, P. (2000). Patterns of working alliance development: A typology of client's working alliance ratings. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 47(3), 362-371.
Zaitsoff, S., Pullmer, R., Cyr, M., & Aime, H. (2015). The role of the therapeutic alliance in eating disorder treatment outcomes: a systematic review. Eating Disorders, 23(2), 99-114.
Regular price: 40.00
Discounted member price: 15.00