ERIC Number: EJ779399
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Oct
Reference Count: 22
Meaning of Life Group: Group Application of Logotherapy for Substance Use Treatment
Somov, Pavel G.
Journal for Specialists in Group Work, v32 n4 p316-345 Oct 2007
The rationale for the use of logotherapy in the context of substance use treatment is introduced. The article reviews prior group applications of logotherapy and offers a clinical curriculum for a group application of logotherapy tailored to the substance use treatment context. Furthermore, the article provides a discussion of the specifics of the group format and role induction to the "Meaning of Life" group, as well as a detailed discussion of eight themes that constitute the proposed logotherapeutic group intervention for substance use population.
Descriptors: Counselor Role, Substance Abuse, Group Therapy, Counseling Techniques, Psychotherapy, Motivation Techniques, Spiritual Development, Group Counseling, Humanism, Philosophy
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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