Sheila Thompson

Sheila Thompson qualified as a psychiatric social worker in 1955 and subsequently worked at Great Ormond Street, at the Portman Clinic and the Newnham Community Mental Health Service. She has lived in East Africa working with refugees and in New York where she pursued an interest in family therapy and in the care of patients with terminal cancer. She is now a freelance teacher and writer on group work, bereavement, and terminal care. She has been a member of the Group Analytic Society since 1970 and she is a founding member of the Large Group Section. She is the co-author of The Group Process as a Helping Technique (1970) with Dr. J. H. Kahn, and The Group Process and Family Therapy (1998). She also contributed to The Evolution of Group Analysis, edited by M. Pines.

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Koinonia: <P>From Hate, through Dialogue, to Culture in the Larger Group

Koinonia:

From Hate, through Dialogue, to Culture in the Larger Group

Edited by Patrick De Mare, Robin Piper

  • Paperback £39.27 (RRP : £41.99 save £2.72)

A study of the larger group, focusing on the processes and dynamics whereby the group micro-culture emerges. As the initial frustrations of the group find expression in hate, this is transformed... (more)

The Group Context

The Group Context

by Sheila Thompson

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This introductory book describes the complex ideas integral to group work in a clear and accessible way, so as to make them available to a wide readership. 227 pages. (more)

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