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    1. Group therapy: Encounter group By Mr Daniel Hansson

    2. Encounter group What is it? Supporting studies How can it be used to treat anorexia nervosa and major depression? Evaluation Conclusion

    3. What is it? Utilizes group/social psychological processes for treatment The group version of client centered therapy A small group of people, seated in a circle May use techniques from Gestalt therapy Focus is on one person at a time Emphasizes directness, openness, honesty and genuine feelings (even for the facilitator) Awareness, getting in touch with your real self Members are allowed to be spontaneous

    4. Supporting studies Robinson et al. (1990) McDermot et al. (2001)

    5. How can it be used to treat depression and anorexia? Support groups where all participants have had the same experience. May also involve relatives Meet every week Share experiences Support and motivate each other to comply with treatment

    6. Evaluation More cost effective than individual therapy Participants tend to enjoy the experience The clinician requires training and experience Supporting research for its effectiveness

    7. Conclusion Should be used in conjunction with other treatments, such as drug and individual therapy