Wilfred Bion

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  • Observation Of The Kindergarten

    youngest children. I do know that Nora has a mother, whom I mentioned earlier, and a sister, whom I prefer to call Elisa for privacy purposes. I am only acquainted with these two members of Nora’s family. This is the extent of my knowledge on Nora’s family life. the educators who look after Nora’s group are Sabrina and Samantha. I began observing Nora when she was nearly 3 years old. That was in November 2013. My observation of Nora is expected to end in July 2014, when she will be 3½ years old. The focus of my observation is to understand the relationship that Nora has with her educators and classmates; her need for attention and containment; and her patterns of play. I will borrow ideas from psychoanalytic theories, Donald Winnicott, Wilfred Bion, and Melanie Klein to help guide my understanding of Nora’s development during her time at the kindergarten. Nora’s Attachment to Sabrina I have realized that the grouping of children really helps. Nora never feels lost when she arrives at the Kindergarten. When she and her mother enters the kindergarten, she leaves her mother’s hand immediately and runs towards her group members. She gets involved with her group members that she totally forgets about her mother. This occurrence provides Nora’s mother the opportunity to leave without Nora realizing it. However, I also realized that Nora has developed a connection with her group’s educator, Sabrina. After she has interacted with her group members for some time, she remembers…

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  • Transference, Trauma Case Study

    As part of the ritualistic nature of group therapy, it is important to garner participation from all that are involved. In relation to group dynamics, there are those who are more extroverted and ready to share their stories, as well as those who are introverted and tend to avoid participation. Being able to utilize personality types in conjunction with transference feeds the ability of those who are introverted to speak out among the group without fear of being an outcast (Phillips, 2004). …

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  • Group Intervention Framework

    Skill The use of group intervention by occupational therapists under a cognitive behavioural framework. Group intervention Group intervention started in the early 20th century and continued development during the 1950’s due to an increased demand for therapists after the war (Weiten, 2007). The purpose of using group intervention is two-fold. The first is to provide a therapeutic service to several clients at a time. The second is to use the group itself as a therapeutic benefit for clients…

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  • Kaiser Permanente, Psychiatry Department: Case Study

    The group observed and analyzed was held at Kaiser Permanente, Psychiatry Department. The Intensive outpatient program (IOP) is held three times a week and each session is three hours. The purpose of the IOP program is for group members to explore and resolve their problems. Kaiser endorsed their mission is: “to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members” and the IOP’s purpose clearly addresses this mission statement. This is Kaiser’s most…

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  • Schizophrenic Anonymous Group Model

    The group that will be the focus of this paper is a Schizophrenics Anonymous group. This group meets two times per week at a support center for individuals recovering from and battling mental illnesses. The group is led by a retired social worker who has worked in the field for 40+ years. Schizophrenic Anonymous is a self-help group that was established in 1985 in the Detroit area by Joanne Verbanic, she was diagnosed with schizophrenia in 1970 and wanted to have a group and venue to discuss…

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  • Group Psychotherapy And Transparency Theory Summary

    The Therapist: Transference and Transparency The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy Therapy is a book written by ( Yalom D. Irving) it serves as a guideline on how to conduct group therapy. Therapy is an element of care that brings about change, however it is critical to note change would never occur without the exchanges that take place between the therapist and the client. In previous chapters, Yalom, instructs us of how to conduct group therapy and what techniques should be…

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  • Group Psychotherapy Reflection

    “Oh, I have been in this group for more than 12 years” shared by a gentleman from a gambling anonymous (GA) group that I attended as a homework assignment. My first impression for group psychotherapy is that group will help people to reduce stress level without knowing how, why or what group counseling actually is. With the limited knowledge regarding group counseling, I am surprised to learn how much impact a support group can have for each person who participates. During the first lecture,…

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  • The Influence Of Group Therapy

    In a world filled with problems, disorders, chaos, and everything in between, our mental health is especially affected. Therapy is a great way to deal with these problems of everyday life. While there are different types of therapies to deal with an individual’s mental health issues, group therapy has shown to be very effective. While there are different types of groups, all group therapies have two things in common. They all possess therapeutic factors and go through a process within the group,…

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  • Sacrifice In Disabled By Wilfred Owen

    A Soldiers Sacrifice in “They” and “Disabled” In Siegfried Sassoon’s “They” and Wilfred Owens “Disabled”, both poems describe the physical and emotional trauma that soldiers experienced in the trenches and on the battlefield. Those left on the home front did not understand the circumstances that the soldiers were under and were shocked when their boys came home suffering from “shell shock” and PTSD. “Social reactions to shell shock victims varied from sympathy or anger at the war to confusion…

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  • Wilfred Owen's Tragedy, Elegy, And War

    Like many soldiers, Wilfred Owen, was faced with harsh tasks. He marched six miles over shelled roads and flooded trenches in the middle of No Man’s Land in the dark. Being a soldiers, among other things, heavily influenced his work. Among those other things, were his mother, his priesthood, and his perceived homosexuality. However Wilfred, was not a poet known to support the war. Wilfred Owen born on March 18, 1893 in Shropshire, England was a famous poet in the time of World War…

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