Groups Readings

E.G. Try Book or 2021 for a year (or maybe just an author / topic / keyword).

Agazarian, Y.M. (1992). Contemporary theories of group psychotherapy: A systems approach to the group-as-a-whole. International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, 42(3), 177-203.

Agazarian, Y.M. (1992). Friends Series I. Functional Subgrouping.

Agazarian, Y.M. (1992). Systems-centered group psychotherapy: How to develop a working group. Good Enough Press.

Agazarian, Y.M. (1993). Reframing the group-as-a-whole. In T. Hugg, N. Carson, & R. Lipgar, (Eds.), Changing group relations: Proceedings of the ninth scientific meeting of the A.K. Rice Institute (pp.165-187). Juniper, FL: A.K. Rice Institute.

Agazarian, Y.M. (2006). Systems-centered practice: Selected papers on group psychotherapy. London, UK: Karnac Books.

Agazarian, Y.M. (2010). Systems-centered theory and practice: The contribution of Yvonne Agazarian (Edited by SCTRI.) Livermore, CA: WingSpan Press. Reprint (2011). London, UK: Karnac Books.

Agazarian, Y.M. (2012). Preface. In R. Lenn & K. Stefano (Eds.), Small, large and median groups: The work of Patrick de Maré (pp. xix-xxiv). London, UK: Karnac Books.

Agazarian, Y.M. (2012). Systems-centered group psychotherapy: A theory of living human systems and its systems-centered practice. GROUP: The Journal of the Eastern Group Psychotherapy Society, 36(1), 19-36.

Agazarian, Y.M. (2012). Systems-centered group psychotherapy: Putting theory into practice. International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, 62 (2) 171-195. doi: 10.1521/ijgp.2012.62.2.171

Agazarian, Y.M. (2016). Contrasting interpersonal and systems-centered approaches using two observation systems to analyze the communication patterns in two videotapes of the interpersonal approach to group psychotherapy. GROUP: The Journal of the Eastern Group Psychotherapy Society, 40(1), 71-88. doi:10.13186/group.40.1.0071

Agazarian, Y.M., & Carter, F. (1993). The large group and systems-centered theory. GROUP: The Journal of the Eastern Group Psychotherapy Society, 17(4), 210-234.

Agazarian, Y.M., & Gantt, S.P. (2000). Autobiography of a theory: Developing a theory of living human systems and its systems-centered practice. London, UK: Jessica Kingsley.

Agazarian, Y.M., & Gantt, S.P. (2003). Phases of group development: Systems-centered hypotheses and their implications for research and practice. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research and Practice, 7(3), 238-252. doi: 10.1037/1089-2699.7.3.238

Agazarian, Y.M., & Gantt, S.P. (2005). The systems perspective. In S. Wheelan (Ed.), Handbook of group research and practice (pp. 187-200). Thousand Oaks, CA : Sage.

Agazarian, Y.M., & Gantt, S.P. (2005). The systems-centered approach to the group-as-a-whole. GROUP: The Journal of the Eastern Group Psychotherapy Society, 29(1), 163-186.

Agazarian, Y.M., & Peters, R. (1981). The visible and invisible group. London, UK: Routledge & Kegan Paul. Reprinted in paperback (1995). London, UK: Karnac Books.

Agazarian, Y.M., Gantt, S.P., & Carter, F.B. (2021). Systems-centered training: An illustrated guide for applying a theory of living human systems. London, UK: Routledge.

Armington, R. (2012). Exploring the convergence of systems-centered therapy’s functional subgrouping and the principles of interpersonal neurobiology. Journal of Interpersonal Neurobiology Studies, 1, 51-55.

Brabender, V., & Fallon, A. (2009). Group development in practice. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Carter, F. (2000). Relationships as a function of context. In U. McCluskey & C. Hooper (Eds.), Psychodynamic perspectives on abuse: The cost of fear (pp. 54-66). London, UK & Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley.

Gantt, S.P. (2005). Functional role-taking in organizations and work groups. Group Psychologist (APA Division 49 newsletter), 15(5), 15.

Gantt, S.P. (2011). Functional subgrouping and the systems-centered approach to group therapy. In J. Kleinberg (Ed.), The Wiley-Blackwell handbook of group psychotherapy (pp. 113-138). Oxford, UK: Wiley.

Gantt, S.P. (2015). Systems-centered group therapy. In E.S. Neukrug (Ed.), Encyclopedia of theory in counseling and psychotherapy (pp. 991-996). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Gantt, S.P. (2018). Developing groups that change our minds and transform our brains: Systems-centered’s functional subgrouping, its impact on our neurobiology, and its role in each phase of group development. Psychoanalytic Inquiry: Today’s Bridge Between Psychoanalysis and the Group World [Special Issue], 38(4), 270-284. doi: 10.1080/07351690.2018.1444851

Gantt, S.P. (2019). Implications of neuroscience for group psychotherapy. In F.J. Kaklauskas & L.R. Greene (Eds.), Core principles of group psychotherapy: An integrated theory, research, and practice training manual (pp. 156-170). New York, NY: Routledge.

Gantt, S.P. (2021). Systems-centered large groups. Group Circle, a publication of the American Group Psychotherapy Association, Winter 2021.

Gantt, S.P. (2021). Systems-centered theory (SCT) into group therapy: Beyond surviving ruptures to repairing and thriving. International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, 71 (2), 224-252. doi: 10.1080/00207284.2020.1772073  

Gantt, S.P., & Agazarian, Y.M. (2010). Developing the group mind through functional subgrouping: Linking systems-centered training (SCT) and interpersonal neurobiology. International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, 60(4), 515-544. doi: 10.1521/ijgp.2010.60.4.515

Gantt, S.P., & Agazarian, Y.M. (2011). Highlights from ten years of a systems-centered large group: Work in progress. Voices: The Art and Science of Psychotherapy, 47(1), 40-50.

Gantt, S.P., & Agazarian, Y.M. (2011). The group mind, systems-centred functional subgrouping, and interpersonal neurobiology. In E. Hopper & H. Weinberg (Eds.), The social unconscious in persons, groups, and societies: Volume 1: Mainly theory (pp. 99-123). London, UK: Karnac Books.

Gantt, S.P., & Agazarian, Y.M. (2017). Systems-centered group therapy. International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, 67(sup1), S60-S70. doi: 10.1080/00207284.2016.1218768

Gantt, S.P., & Badenoch, B. (2020). Systems-centered group psychotherapy: Developing a group mind that supports right brain function and right-left-right hemispheric integration. In R. Tweedy (Ed.) The divided therapist: Hemispheric difference and contemporary psychotherapy (pp. 149-180). London, UK: Karnac Books.

Gantt, S.P., & Badenoch, B. (Eds.) (2013). The interpersonal neurobiology of group psychotherapy and group process. London, UK: Karnac Books.

Gantt, S.P., & Cox, P. (Eds.) (2010). Introduction to the special issue: Neurobiology and building interpersonal systems: Groups, couples, and beyond [Special issue]. International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, 60 (4), 455-460. doi: 10.1521/ijgp.2010.60.4.455

Gantt, S.P., & Hopper, E. (2008). Two perspectives on a trauma in a training group: The systems-centered approach and the theory of incohesion (part I). Group Analysis, 41 (1), 92-106. doi: 10.1177/0533316408088416;

Gantt, S.P., & Hopper, E. (2008). Two perspectives on a trauma in a training group: The systems-centered approach and the theory of incohesion (part II). Group Analysis, 41 (2), 123-139. doi: 10.1177/0533316408089879

Gantt, S.P., & Hopper, E. (2012). Two perspectives on a trauma in a training group: The systems-centered approach and the theory of incohesion. In E. Hopper (Ed.), Trauma and organizations (pp. 233-254). London, UK: Karnac Books.

Haddock, R. (2004). Drawing the isolate into the group flow: A commentary from a systems-centered therapy perspective. Group Analysis, 37(1), 82-90.

Kamozawa, A., Oshima, S., & Mizukawa, Y. (2021). Narrative of “here-and-now”: Cancer survivors in a group psychotherapy using SCT® (systems-centered therapy). Japanese Psychological Research. doi: 10.1111/jpr.12343

Maher, M. (2018). From group analytic to systems-centered consulting: A comparison of experience. Journal of Social Work Practice, 32(4), 423-432. doi: 10.1080/02650533.2018.1503163

Moreno, J.K. (2007). Scapegoating in group psychotherapy. International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, 57 (1), 93-104. doi: 10.1521/ijgp.2007.57.1.93

O'Neill, R.M., & Mogle, J. (2015). Systems-centered functional subgrouping and large group outcome. GROUP: The Journal of the Eastern Group Psychotherapy Society, 39 (4), 303-317. doi: 10.13186/group.39.4.0303

O’Neill, R.M., & Constantino, M.J. (2008). Systems-centered training groups’ process and outcome: A comparison with AGPA institute groups. International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, 58(1), 77-102. doi: 10.1521/ijgp.2008.58.1.77

O’Neill, R.M., Constantino, M.J., & Mogle, J. (2012). Does Agazarian’s systems-centered functional subgrouping improve mood, learning and goal achievement?: A study in large groups. Group Analysis, 45(3), 375-390. doi: 10.1177/0533316412448287

O’Neill, R.M., Gantt, S.P., Burlingame, G.M., Mogle, J., Johnson, J., & Silver, R. (2013). Developing the systems-centered functional subgrouping questionnaire-2. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice, 17(4), 252-269. doi: 10.1037/a0034925

O'Neill, R.M., Reynolds, W.B., Culbertson, T.R., & Franklin, R. Y. (2012). Systems-centered ® training's functional subgrouping: A path to Koinonia in pastoral care. Chaplaincy Today, 28 (1), 2-13 doi: 10.1080/10999183.2012.10767443   This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Chaplaincy Today on 02 Jan 2014.

O'Neill, R.M., Smyth, J.M., & MacKenzie, M.J. (2011). Systems-centered functional subgrouping links the member to the group dynamics and goals: How-to and a pilot study. GROUP: The Journal of the Eastern Group Psychotherapy Society, 35 (2), 105-121.

Whitcomb, K., O'Neill, R.M., Burlingame, G.M., Mogle, J., Gantt, S.P., Cannon, J., & Rooney, T. (2018). Measuring how systems-centered® members connect with group dynamics: FSQ-2 construct validity. International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, 68(2), 163-183. doi: 10.1080/00207284.2017.1381024