, Volume 15, Issue 3, pp 141–154 | Cite as

Teaching beginning group therapists to incorporate a patient's empathic capacity in treatment planning

  • Jeffrey L. Kleinberg


The author suggests that a focus on a patient's empathic capacity helps the supervision and teaching of beginning group therapists. The paper describes a promising working model to present in class or in supervision for assessing the level of empathic ability manifested by a prospective or current group member. In addition, ways of using this data for treatment planning are described and illustrated by a case example.


Treatment Planning Cross Cultural Psychology Group Therapist Current Group Empathic Ability 
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© Eastern Group Psychotherapy Society 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeffrey L. Kleinberg
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  1. 1.Social Science DepartmentLa Guardia Community CollegeLong Island City

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