Group Counseling And Leading Group Reflection Paper

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Professor and Class this chapter presented bring up some of the same questions I ask myself when thinking about group counseling and leading group. Currently working in the mental health and substance abuse field I come across clients who are resistance and often times are mandated to participate in group. Therefore as a beginning group leader how to deal with members who are involuntary will be a challenge as a new group counselors and my fear of not having the specific skills needed to deal with this type of population. An article on the challenges leaders face with involuntary clients participating in group therapy suggested some characteristic group leaders should posses like being dynamic, energetic patient, flexible and having thick

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