Group therapy

Gennady Starshenbaum
Psychiatrist and psychotherapist of the highest level, Candidate of Medical Sciences, Professor of Psychoanalysis Institute, author of more than 20 academic and practical manuals on psychotherapy. Has been working in the crisis in-patient hospital of the National Suicidological Center, has been a leader of the Suicidology Department at Moscow Scientific-Research Institute of Psychiatry (under the auspices of the Russian Ministry of Healthcare).

Расписание занятий:

18 — 29 марта 2013

Goal of the program:

ОTo teach the basic theoretical and practical skills of conducting group therapy.

Upon completion of this course you will:

  • Understand the basic principles of how a group psychotherapist works
  • Be able to orient yourself in the variety of types and methods of group therapy
  • Acquire the skills of rendering psychological support to different gender and social groups
  • Be able to objectively assess and develop the qualities necessary for the work of a psychologist

Categories of listeners:

Psychology faculties’ students, psychologists, teachers, coaches and community development workers.

Listeners are required to have:

Certificate of higher or professional degree.

Format of the course and tuition fee:

  • Full-time, Part-time with the distance learning methods
  • Tuition fee — 14 900 rubles.

Duration of the course:

  • 72 academic hours

Program of the course:

  • General issues of group therapy
  • Body-oriented therapy
  • Behaviorism
  • Transactional analyses
  • Group analyses
  • Art-therapy
  • Drama therapy
  • Gestalt-therapy
  • Facilitator
  • Existentialist


Course certificate by Moscow School of Brain and Cognitive Science.