AGPA serves as the voice of group therapy for mental health clinicians and the public-at-large, both nationally and internationally. The AGPA provides vital information on group psychotherapy in a variety of ways. Our efforts provide global access to group psychotherapy education and professional development, research, and outreach services. AGPA promotes awareness about the healing power of group. Learn more about our organization.

AGPA Teleconference - Difficult Moments in Group Psychotherapy: Looking Through the Lens of Different Theoretical Paradigms

Date: Sunday, June 4, 2017
Time: 1:00-2:30 pm (Eastern); 12:00-1:30 pm (Central); 11:00 am-12:30 pm (Mountain); 10:00-11:30 am (Pacific)

As part of AGPA's 75th Anniversary celebration, the Distance Learning Task Force is sponsoring a three-part series, pairing seasoned therapists with known theoretical models of group psychotherapy and early career professionals. Katie Steele will serve as the moderator of this series. Invited early career professionals (Misha Bogomaz and Britt Raphling) will present clinical vignettes of difficult moments in their group work to a panel of three group therapists with diverse clinical perspectives. This presentation will feature the Attachment (Philip Flores), Developmental (Morris Nitsun) and Relational (Richard Billow) Conceptual Models. This teleconference is complimentary for AGPA Members.

For details and to register, log in and visit the AGPA Online CE Center. This teleconference will be conducted via Zoom, which allows for both audio and video participation. Due to the format, registration will close Friday, June 2 at 4:00 PM (Eastern). Registration for this teleconference is limited and may close early if maximum capacity is reached.

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Become a member of the only professional association dedicated to supporting you, the group therapist. Your AGPA membership will provide you with opportunities to advance your knowledge, skills and training in group psychotherapy, networking and consultation with other members of the AGPA community and access to cutting-edge resources you need to enhance your work as a mental healthcare professional. AGPA members are instantly surrounded with a national and international community dedicated to helping your practice and your patients succeed. Make AGPA your professional home and start seeing all the ways membership can benefit you! Check-out a listing of valuable AGPA Membership Benefits.

Attachment in Group Therapy - Guest Editor, Dr. Cheri Marmarosh

The April 2017 issue of the International Journal of Group Psychotherapy is available online! This is a special issue devoted to Attachment in Group Therapy.

AGPA members receive online access to the Journal as a benefit of their membership, to access log on to the AGPA members only website using your username and password. If you are not a member of AGPA, you can order the Journal directly from Taylor & Francis.

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Support the Group Foundation mission to change lives through therapeutic group work by advancing the most effective and innovative approaches to group therapy education, training, research and community outreach. Your gift is particularly important during this 75th Anniversary year of AGPA and the Group Foundation Campaign in celebration of this milestone, with a goal of expanding our programs for scholarships, research, society and speaker awards, agency training, community outreach and technology improvements. Please make your gift before June 30 to help us in the current funding year. Contributions can be made online at

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