Clinical Readings

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

Agazarian, Y.M. (1987). The difficult patient, the difficult group. In Symposium: A discussion of the videotapes of a difficult group. GROUP: The Journal of the Eastern Group Psychotherapy Society, 11 (4), 205-216. doi: 10.1007/BF01459385

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

Agazarian, Y.M. (1997). Systems-centered therapy. In H. G. Rosenthal (Ed.), Favorite counseling and therapy techniques (pp. 29-36).Washington, DC: Accelerated Development.

Agazarian, Y.M. (1999). Systems-centered supervision. International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, 49 (2), 215-236.

Agazarian, Y.M. (1999). Systems-centered therapy. In J. Donigian & D. Hulse-Killacky (Eds.), Critical incidents in group therapy. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.

Agazarian, Y.M. (2001). A systems-centered approach to inpatient group psychotherapy . London, UK & Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley.

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). 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., & Byram, C. (2009). First build the system: The systems-centered approach to combined psychotherapy. GROUP: The Journal of the Eastern Group Psychotherapy Society, 33 (2), 129-148.

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. (2014). Systems-centered training with couples: Building marriages that work. Systemic Thinking & Psychotherapy, 5.

Agazarian, Y.M., & Peters, R. (1981). The visible and invisible group. London, UK: Routledge & Kegan Paul. Reprinted in paperback (1987). 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.

Cilasun, J., & Herrewegh, M. (2013). The 'group-analytic stance' in training of psychiatrists: Race, cultural differences and the case based discussion group. Group Analysis, 46 (3), 245-255. doi: 10.1177/0533316413495486

Gantt, S.P. (2009). The clinical pastoral circle: Using systems-centered methods to develop a clinical pastoral team. In C.F. Garlid, A.A. Zollfrank & G. Fitchett (Eds.), Expanding the circle: Essays in honor of Joan Hemenway (pp. 109-136). Decatur, GA: Journal of Pastoral Care Publications.

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 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., & Adams, J.M. (2010). Systems-centered training for therapists: Beyond stereotyping to integrating diversities into the change process. Women & Therapy, 33 (1), 101-120. doi: 10.1080/02703140903404812

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., & Agazarian, Y.M. (Eds.) (2006). Systems-centered therapy: In clinical practice with individuals, families and groups. Livermore, CA: WingSpan Press. Reprint (2011). London, UK: Karnac Books.

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., & 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.

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

Ladden, L.J., Gantt, S.P., Rude, S., & Agazarian, Y.M. (2007). Systems-centered therapy: A protocol for treating generalized anxiety disorder. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, 37 (2), 61-70. doi:10.1007/s10879-006-9037-6

McCluskey, U. (2002). The dynamics of attachment and systems-centered group psychotherapy. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research and Practice, 6 (2), 131-142.

McCluskey, U. (2005). To be met as a person: The dynamics of attachment in professional encounters. London, UK: Karnac Books.

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., 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.