Education | Introduction to Group Counseling
G532 | 5417 | Mitchell
G532 Introduction to Group Counseling
Instructor: Marianne H. Mitchell
Professor of Education
This course is designed primarily to introduce graduate students to
the various theories, techniques and concepts which underlie the major
approaches to group counseling. Students will be exposed to both didactic
and experiential input consisting of participating in various types of group
The didactic portion of the course is to help one gain the cognitive
understandings of the group field which are considered essential for
beginning counselors to have. The experiential portion is designed to
provide an opportunity for the participant to explore issues related to
one's becoming both a group member and a group leader.
Yalom, Irvin. The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy. 4th ed. Basic
Books. New York. 1995.
Corey, G. & Corey, M.S. Groups: Process & Practice. 5th Ed. 1997.
Brooks/Cole. Pacific Grove, CA.
Booklet of handout materials which may be purchased at TIS on East Third
Street or the Indiana University Bookstore in the Indiana Memorial Union.
1. abClass attendance
2. abClass participation
3. abPersonal journal
4. abReading of the required texts
5. abSatisfactory completion of the examination
6. abGroup Leader Reflection Report
Marianne H. Mitchell
Wright Education Building, Room 4048
201 North Rose Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47405-1006
Departmental Phone: 812-856-8300
Individual Faculty Phone: 812-856-8335
Group Leader Reflection Report 30%
PLEASE NOTE: INCOMPLETES WILL NOT BE GIVEN IN THIS COURSE. ASSIGNMENTS WILL
NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER DUE DATES.