Information Package / Course Catalogue
Group Psychotherapies
Course Code: HTR549
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 4
Objectives of the Course

The purpose of this course is to introduce the process of group psychotherapy and group field.

Course Content

This lesson including the historical process of group therapy, therapeutic factors in group therapy, process and technique of group therapy

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Knowing the history, description ,notion,kinds, ethical issue and the therapeutic agent of group psychotherapy.
2.Have knowledge about the practice of group psychotherapy
3.Understanding group leadership, group process, early and last periods.
4.Understanding the basic tasks of the therapist in the process of group therapy.
5.Comprehend the meaning of now and here at the therapeutic agent in the process of group therapy
6.Understanding transfer and transparency subject in group therapy process.
7.Understanding; choosing patient, creating group, components of therapy groups subjects
8.Knowing about beginning, advanced groups and problematical patients
9.Knowing principle of termination of group therapy and group therapy including special groups
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Birckhead LM. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing. JB. Lippincott Company, Pennsylvania, 1989.
2.Carson VB, Arnold EN. Mental Health Nursing. Saunders Company, London, 1996.
3.Cook JJ, Fontaine KL. Essentials of Mental Health Nursing. Addison-Wesley, California, 1991.
4.Fortinash KM, Holoday-Worret PA. Psychiatric Nursing Care Plans, Mosby Company, Boston, 1995.
5.Fortinash KM, Holoday-Worret PA. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing. Mosby Company, Boston, 1996.
6.Janosik EH, Davies JL. Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. Second Edition, Jones and Bartlett Publishers, United States of America, 1989.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Definition and the history of group psychotherapy
Week 1 - Preparation Work
Birckhead LM. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing. JB. Lippincott Company, Pennsylvania, 1989. Carson VB, Arnold EN. Mental Health Nursing. Saunders Company, London, 1996. Fortinash KM, Holoday-Worret PA. Psychiatric Nursing Care Plans, Mosby Company, Boston, 1995.
Week 2 - Theoretical
Basic concepts and types of group psychotherapy
Week 2 - Preparation Work
Birckhead LM. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing. JB. Lippincott Company, Pennsylvania, 1989. Carson VB, Arnold EN. Mental Health Nursing. Saunders Company, London, 1996. Fortinash KM, Holoday-Worret PA. Psychiatric Nursing Care Plans, Mosby Company, Boston, 1995.
Week 3 - Theoretical
Therapeutic factors of group psychotherapy
Week 3 - Preparation Work
Birckhead LM. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing. JB. Lippincott Company, Pennsylvania, 1989. Carson VB, Arnold EN. Mental Health Nursing. Saunders Company, London, 1996. Fortinash KM, Holoday-Worret PA. Psychiatric Nursing Care Plans, Mosby Company, Boston, 1995.
Week 4 - Theoretical
Ethical issues related to group psychotherapy
Week 4 - Preparation Work
Birckhead LM. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing. JB. Lippincott Company, Pennsylvania, 1989. Carson VB, Arnold EN. Mental Health Nursing. Saunders Company, London, 1996. Fortinash KM, Holoday-Worret PA. Psychiatric Nursing Care Plans, Mosby Company, Boston, 1995.
Week 5 - Theoretical
Implementation subject related to group psychotherapy
Week 5 - Preparation Work
Birckhead LM. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing. JB. Lippincott Company, Pennsylvania, 1989. Carson VB, Arnold EN. Mental Health Nursing. Saunders Company, London, 1996. Fortinash KM, Holoday-Worret PA. Psychiatric Nursing Care Plans, Mosby Company, Boston, 1995.
Week 6 - Theoretical
The Group's leadership in the early and late phases of group process
Week 6 - Preparation Work
Birckhead LM. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing. JB. Lippincott Company, Pennsylvania, 1989. Carson VB, Arnold EN. Mental Health Nursing. Saunders Company, London, 1996. Fortinash KM, Holoday-Worret PA. Psychiatric Nursing Care Plans, Mosby Company, Boston, 1995.
Week 7 - Theoretical
Therapeutic agents
Week 7 - Preparation Work
Birckhead LM. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing. JB. Lippincott Company, Pennsylvania, 1989. Carson VB, Arnold EN. Mental Health Nursing. Saunders Company, London, 1996. Fortinash KM, Holoday-Worret PA. Psychiatric Nursing Care Plans, Mosby Company, Boston, 1995.
Week 8 - Theoretical
Basic tasks of the therapist
Week 8 - Preparation Work
Birckhead LM. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing. JB. Lippincott Company, Pennsylvania, 1989. Carson VB, Arnold EN. Mental Health Nursing. Saunders Company, London, 1996. Fortinash KM, Holoday-Worret PA. Psychiatric Nursing Care Plans, Mosby Company, Boston, 1995.
Week 9 - Preparation Work
Birckhead LM. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing. JB. Lippincott Company, Pennsylvania, 1989. Carson VB, Arnold EN. Mental Health Nursing. Saunders Company, London, 1996. Fortinash KM, Holoday-Worret PA. Psychiatric Nursing Care Plans, Mosby Company, Boston, 1995.
Week 9 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 10 - Theoretical
Therapist: here and now Therapist: transfer and transparency
Week 10 - Preparation Work
Birckhead LM. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing. JB. Lippincott Company, Pennsylvania, 1989. Carson VB, Arnold EN. Mental Health Nursing. Saunders Company, London, 1996. Fortinash KM, Holoday-Worret PA. Psychiatric Nursing Care Plans, Mosby Company, Boston, 1995
Week 11 - Theoretical
Patient selection, components of therapy groups, creation of group ( place,time, width,preparing)
Week 11 - Preparation Work
Birckhead LM. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing. JB. Lippincott Company, Pennsylvania, 1989. Carson VB, Arnold EN. Mental Health Nursing. Saunders Company, London, 1996. Fortinash KM, Holoday-Worret PA. Psychiatric Nursing Care Plans, Mosby Company, Boston, 1995.
Week 12 - Theoretical
Inception, advanced groups and problematic client / patients
Week 12 - Preparation Work
Birckhead LM. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing. JB. Lippincott Company, Pennsylvania, 1989. Carson VB, Arnold EN. Mental Health Nursing. Saunders Company, London, 1996. Fortinash KM, Holoday-Worret PA. Psychiatric Nursing Care Plans, Mosby Company, Boston, 1995.
Week 13 - Theoretical
Group techniques
Week 13 - Preparation Work
Birckhead LM. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing. JB. Lippincott Company, Pennsylvania, 1989. Carson VB, Arnold EN. Mental Health Nursing. Saunders Company, London, 1996. Fortinash KM, Holoday-Worret PA. Psychiatric Nursing Care Plans, Mosby Company, Boston, 1995.
Week 14 - Theoretical
Private groups and the group's termination
Week 14 - Preparation Work
Birckhead LM. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing. JB. Lippincott Company, Pennsylvania, 1989. Carson VB, Arnold EN. Mental Health Nursing. Saunders Company, London, 1996. Fortinash KM, Holoday-Worret PA. Psychiatric Nursing Care Plans, Mosby Company, Boston, 1995.
Week 15 - Theoretical
Private groups and the group's termination
Week 15 - Preparation Work
Birckhead LM. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing. JB. Lippincott Company, Pennsylvania, 1989. Carson VB, Arnold EN. Mental Health Nursing. Saunders Company, London, 1996. Fortinash KM, Holoday-Worret PA. Psychiatric Nursing Care Plans, Mosby Company, Boston, 1995.
Week 16 - Preparation Work
Birckhead LM. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing. JB. Lippincott Company, Pennsylvania, 1989. Carson VB, Arnold EN. Mental Health Nursing. Saunders Company, London, 1996. Fortinash KM, Holoday-Worret PA. Psychiatric Nursing Care Plans, Mosby Company, Boston, 1995.
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory142256
Midterm Examination210428
Final Examination118220
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)104
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