Group Analytic Society International: Member Publications

Selected publications of our members...

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Phyllis Cohen

Phyllis Cohen

Cohen, Phyllis F. (2001). The Practice of Modern Group Psychotherapy: Working with the Past Trauma in the Present. International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, Volume 51, Number 4.

Cohen, Phyllis F. (2002). Commentary: “Group Analytic Training Conducted through an Interpreter ” Group Analysis Volume 35, Number 2.

Cohen, Phyllis F. (2002). The New York Inferno: Taking Solace from the Stories. Journal of Religion and Health, Volume 41.

Cohen, Phyllis F. (2004). The Care and Feeding of the Therapist in Times of Trauma. Journal of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Volume 21, Number 1.

Cohen, Phyllis F. (2006). Bridging the Gender Gap: Men and Women in Group. Group.

Cohen, Phyllis F. (2006). The Symbolic Meaning of Food. Current Trends in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy.

Cohen, Phyllis F. (2006). Bridging the Gender Gap: Men and Women in Group. Co-Author with Ellen Lack Wright, Group, Volume30.3.

Cohen, Phyllis F. (2006). Guest Editor – Special Issue – The Full Circle: The Art of  Modern Analytic Group Therapy. Group, Volume 30.3.

Cohen, Phyllis F. (2006). Guest Editor – Special Issue of Group, on Modern Analytic Group Practice. “The Full Circle ”.

Cohen, Phyllis F. (2007). “Past Time”:  Anniversary Reactions That Can Confound the Group Analyst.  International Journal for Group Psychotherapy. Volume 57, Number 2.

Harold Behr

Behr, H.L. (1982) ‘The Significance of Teasing in Group Psychotherapy.’ In: M. Pines, L. Rafaelsen (eds) The Individual and the Group: Boundaries and Interrelations. Vol. 2: Practice. Plenum Press.

Behr, H.L. (1984) ‘A Group Analytic Perspective on Family Therapy’. in  T. E. Lear, (ed) Spheres of Group Analysis. Leinster Leader.

Behr, H.L. (1988) ‘A Group-Analytic Contribution to Family Therapy’. Journal of Family Therapy 10, 3, 307 – 321.

Behr, H.L. (1988) ‘Group Analysis with Early Adolescents: Some Clinical Issues’. Group Analysis, 21, 2, 119 – 133.

Behr, H.L.(1994) Chapter 11: ‘Families and Group Analysis’ in  D. Brown and L. Zinkin (eds) Developments in Group-Analytic Theory: Routledge.

Behr, H.L. (1995) Chapter 1: ‘The Integration of Theory and Practice.’ in:  M. Sharpe, The Third Eye: Supervision of Analytic Groups. Routledge.

Behr, H.L. (1996) Multiple Family Group Therapy: A  Group-analytic Perspective. Group Analysis 29, 1, 9 – 22.

Behr, H.L. (1997) ‘Chapter 7: Group Work with Parents In: K.N. Dwivedi, Enhancing Parenting Skills. Wiley and sons.

Behr, H.L. (2001) ‘The Importance of Being Father: A Tribute to Robin Skynner.’ Journal of Family Therapy 23, 3, 327 – 333.

Behr, H.L. (2003) Chapter 8: Psychodynamic Groups for Children and Adolescents. In: M.E.Garralda, M.E. and C. Hyde (eds) Managing Children with Psychiatric Problems. BMA books.

Harold Behr and Liesel Hearst (2005). ‘Group-Analytic Psychotherapy: A Meeting of Minds.’ Wiley Blackwell.

Lask, B. and  Behr, H.L. (2006) (eds.) Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry Special Issue: Theory of Change. 11, 2. (Sage).

Behr, H.L. (2006) ‘Secrecy and Confidentiality in Groups’. Group Analysis 39, 3, 356 – 365.

Behr, H.L. (2007) ‘Forty Years Ago: The First Issue of Group Analysis Revisited.’ Group Analysis 40, 1, 5 – 11.

Behr, H.L. (2008) ‘Education about Group Analysis is as Important as Research: Response to ‘From Freud to Foulkes to the Fututre: The Development of Group Analysis and its Continual Evolution’ by Az Hakeem. Group Analysis 41, 1, 53 – 59.

David Clark

Clark, D. (1964) Administrative Therapy. Tavistock

Clark, D. (1981) Social Therapy in Psychiatry. Pelican, 1973  &  Churchill Livingstone, 1981.

Clark, D. (1995) Descent into Conflict : A Doctor’s War. The Book Guild.

Clark, D. (1996) The Story of a Mental Hospital : Fulbourn 1858 – 1983. Process Press.

Autobiographical Study Website

In Conversation 1

In Conversation 2

The Story of a Mental Hospital

Robi Friedman

Personal Websitewith list of publications

Roberto Ghirardelli

Ghirardelli, R. (2000) “From Defence to Understanding: The Evolution of a Group of Young Psychotic Patients and of its Leader” Group Analysis,  33(2).

Ghirardelli, R. (2001) Silence and the use of Objects Brought to the Session as a Resistance in a Group with Adolescents, Group Analysis, 34(4).

Ghirardelli, R. (2004). “Alla ricerca di un setting: Una terapia gruppoanalitica in un reparto per pazienti psicotici acuti”, Gruppi, n.3.

Bracha Hadar

Hadar, B. (2000). The Therapeutic Approach to the Body: From Psychoanalysis to Movement Therapy and Bioenergetic Analysis. In: Bioenergetic Analysis – the Clinical Journal of the International Institute for Bioenergetic Analysis, 11(2), pp.111-136.

Hadar, B. (2001). The Therapeutic Approach to the Body in Psychoanalysis and its Relation to Movement Therapy and Bioenergetic Analysis. in: J. of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis 29(3), 483-490.

Hadar, B. (2001). The Social Unconscious Reflected in Politics, Organizations and Groups: A Case of Overseas Group Analysis Training. A paper written together with Gila Ofer in: Group Analysis, Vol. 34, No. 3.

Hadar, B. (2008). The Body of Shame in the Circle of the Group. In: Group Analysis, vol.41, no.2.

Liz McLure

McLure, L. Working with the Unbearable. Chapter in Working with Dangerous People, the Psychotherapy of Violence. Edited by David Jones, Radcliffe Medical Press, 2004.

McLure, L. From fantasy to reality in offending. Chapter in Dynamic Security, The Democratic Therapeutic Community in Prison. Edited by Michael Parker, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2007.

McLure, L. Clinical supervision for staff in a Therapeutic Community Prison. Chapter in Humane Prisons and How to run them. Edited by David Jones, Radcliffe Medical Press, 2006.

Dieter Nitzgen

From Demand to Desire. What do we Offer, when we Offer Group Analytic Training? In: group analysis 32(2), p. 227-239 London 1999 (Sage)

Training in Democracy. Democracy in Training: Notes on Group Analysis and Democracy. In: group analysis 34(3), p. 331-347) London 2000

From Context to Content: Retrieving the Social in Group Analytic Practice. In: group analysis 35(3), p. 411-423 London, 2002


Contemporary Clinical Challenges of Group Analysis. In: group analysis 39 (2), 295-303. London 2006 (SAGE)

Music from a Fa(r)ther Room. Response to G. Wilke´s 31rst Annual Foulkes Lecture. In: group analysis 40 (4), 464-474.

London 2006 (Sage)

Development by Adapatation. Notes on ´Applied Group Analyis`. In: group analysis 41(3):240-251. London 2008 (Sage)

32nd S.H. Foulkes Annual Lecture: The Group Analytic Moment Sixty Years on. Revisiting Introduction to Group Analytic Psychotherap by S.H. Foulkes. In: group analysis 41(4):319-340. London 2008 (Sage)

Response to Herzel Yogev´s ´Holding in Relational Theory and Group Analysis` in: group analysis 42(2): 199-202. London 2009 (Sage) 2009)

The Location of Sexuality in Group Analysis. In: group analysis 42(3), 215- 228. London 2009 (Sage)

Hidden Legacies. S.H. Foulkes, Kurt Goldstein and Ernst Cassirer. In: group analysis 43(3), p. 354-371 London 2010 (Sage)

Malcolm Pines

Malcolm Pines

Pines, M. (1988). The Illumination of Dreams. In “Dreams in Group Psychotherapy, Theory and Technique”. Eds. Claudio Neri, Malcolm Pines and Robi Friedman. Jessica Kingsley Publications, London.

Pines, M. (1999). Group Psychotherapy. 1941-1950. The Impact of  World Events. Chapter 5, in, A Century of Psychiatry, ed. Hugh Freeman.  Mosby-Wolfe Medical Communications.  London.

Pines, M. (1999). Editorial introduction to a special section: Papers written “in honour” of Professor Ada Abraham.  Group Analysis 32/3.

Pines, M. and John Schlapobersky. (2000). Group Methods in Adult Psychiatry. in New Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry, vol. 2, Oxford University Press.  Eds. Gelder M.G, Lopez Tibor JJ, Andreason N.

Pines, M. (2000). Editorial on empirical research. Group Analysis. 33/3.

Pines, M. (2000). Patrick de Mare: A Man Ahead of His Time. Group Analysis 33/1.

Pines, M. (2001). Response to “The Social Unconscious: A Post-Foulkesian Perspective.  By Farhad Dalal.  GroupAnalysis 34/4.

Pines, M. (2002). The Coherency of Group Analysis. Group Analysis 35/1.

Pines, M. (2002). Changing Times, Changing Realities. A Glimpse of the Future: “There is Something More”.Croatian Medical Journal, 43 (3).

Pines, M. (2003). The Time Unlimited Group. Group Analysis 36/2.224-7.

Pines, M. (2003). Large Groups and Culture.  in The Large Group, edited by Haim Weinberg and Stanley Schneider.  Jessica Kingsley Publications.

Pines, M. (2003). Bion and Foulkes on Empathy, in “Building on Bion: Roots, Origins and Context of Bion’s Contributions to Theory and Practice”.  eds. Robert M Lipgar and Malcolm Pines, Jessica Kingsley Publications, London.

Sabar Rustomjee

Rustomjee, Sabar. (1997). Traversing the Psycho-analytic Pathway: From Phobias to Chung Yung – Confucian Golden Mean. Group Analysis Vol. 30 p. 395-407.

Rustomjee, Sabar. (2001). Exploring Social Disintegration, Group Analysis Vol 34 No.1 p. 115-127.

Rustomjee, Sabar. (2004). A Safe Enough Space for Creative Thinking leading to peaceful Resolutions. International Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy Vol 2, p. 93-97.

Rustomjee, Sabar. (2006). Asian Culture and Psychotherapy: Implications for East West. Book Review. Forum, IAGP.

Rustomjee, Sabar. (2007). The Schopenhauer Cure. Book Review.  Australasian Journal of  Psychotherapy . Vol.26. No.1.

Rustomjee, Sabar. (2007). Containment and Failures of Containment. Group Analysis.  SAGE Publications, London. Vol. 40. No. 4.  p.523-537.

John Schlapobersky

1986 Editor, Selected Papers of Robin Skynner, Vol. 1:Explorations With Families: Group Analysis and Family Therapy. Methuen, London.

1988     Editor, Selected Papers of Robin Skynner, Vol. 2: Institutes and How To Survive Them: Mental Health Training and Consultation. Methuen, London.

1988    The Reclamation of Space and Time:  Psychotherapy for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Torture in: Miserere, D. (ed.) The Red Cross Handbook on Refugees. Nijhof, The Hague.

1993    The Language of the Group: Monologue, Dialogue and Discourse in Group Analysis.  In Brown, D. and Zinkin, L.  (eds.) The Psyche and The Social World, Routledge, London.

1993    Psychotherapy With Survivors of Torture: The reclamation of space and time.  Proceedings of The Medical Foundation, London.

1995    From the Speech of Hands to The Language of Words:  The Group-Analytic Approach to Forensic Psychotherapy: In Cordess, C. & Cox, M. (eds.) Forensic Psychotherapy, Jessica Kingsley, London.

2000 Group Methods in Adult Psychiatry: In Gelder, M. et. al., (eds.)New Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry, OUP, Oxford.(Written with Malcolm Pines)

2001    The Easy Hand: The Problems of Domestic Violence in Marital Psychotherapy, Bulletin of the Society for Psychoanalytic Marital Psychotherapy, London, July.

2001 The Social World of The Forsaken Psyche:  The Fall of Icarus. Group Analysis, London, December.

2002 My Father’s Uncle Played The Mandolin: Reflections on the killing fields of Europe. Mikbatz: Journal of the Israeli Association of Group Psychotherapy, Spring 2002.

2003 From The Speech of Hands To The Language of Words: Group analysis in forensic psychotherapy.  Group Analysis, London.  June.

2004   Refugee Survivors of Organised Violence and Torture: A Group Work Approach.  Chapter for the UK Government Department of Health Textbook on Mental Health Services for Refugees.  Delayed in Press.

2009  Group Methods in Adult Psychiatry: Second Edition in Gelder, M. et. al.,   (eds.) The New Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry, Second Edition: OUP, Oxford. (Written with Malcolm Pines).

2010  Group Analysis and Group Analytic Psychotherapy.  Chapter in The New Textbook of Group Psychotherapy, Gruppenpsychotherapie:(in German).  Ed. V. Tschuschke. (Written with Malcolm Pines.)

Regine Scholz

Regine Scholz

Mies, T.; Scholz, R. (2001): Die Theorien des Unbewussten in Psychoanalyse und Gruppenanalyse. Arbeitshefte Gruppenanalyse 2001: 24-42.

Scholz, R. (2001): Die Neuverhandlung sozialer Ordnung in multikulturellen Gruppen. Gruppenpsychotherapie und Gruppendynamik 2/2001: 128-139.

Scholz, R. (2003): The Foundation Matrix: A Useful Fiction. Group Analysis 36/4, Dec. 2003: 548-554.

Scholz, R. (2004): Self-esteem and the Process of its Reassement in Multicultural Groups: Renegotiating the symbolic Social Order. Group Analysis 37/4, Dec. 2004: 525-535.

Scholz, R. (2004): Das Unbewusste kennt keine Zeit! Das Unbewusste kennt keine Zeit? Gruppenanalyse 2/04: 147-154.

Scholz, R. (2005): Warum Foulkes’ Konzept der Grundlagenmatrix sinnvoll ist. Gruppenanalyse 1/05: 5-11.

Scholz, R. (2005): Culture, Trauma and Idendity, Dynamic Psychiatry Vol. 38, (3/2005): 377-385.

Scholz, R. (2006): Das Thema der Gruppenphasen in der gruppenanalytischen Diskussion. In: Heinzel, R. & Seidler, C. (Hg): Gruppenprozess zwischen Struktur und Chaos – Die Gruppe in Klinik und Praxis, Band 2, Verlag Barbara Budrich, Opladen 2006: 33-46.

Scholz, R. (2007): Zur Sozialität des Unbewussten. In: Arbeitshefte Gruppenanalyse (Hg): Die gruppenanalytische Perspektive. psychosozial 107, S. 25-29.

Lauren Storck

Lauren Storck

Southall, K., Storck, L. and Hannan, G. Hearing Loss Stigma meets Positive People: A qualitative analysis and living examples. Panel presentation at the IFHOH Congress (International Federation of Hard of Hearing Associations), Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, July 2008.

Christine Thornton


Open doors and open minds: a toolkit of sensitive practice for practitioners working with survivors of Institutional Child Abuse, 2014, e-publication, London, icap (With Jeff Moore, Mary Hughes & Eugene Waters)

Group and team coaching, 2010, London, Routledge

Carers in London, 1997, London, City Parochial Foundation

Creative Equality, 1996, Cambridge, Eastern Arts (With Gill Taylor)

Managing People, 1995, London, Directory of Social Change (With Gill Taylor)

Managing to Advise 1989, London, FIAC

A Life of My Own (Ed) 1988, London, Blackfriars Settlement

Hitting home: Irish identity and psychotherapy in the UK, 2014, British Journal of Psychotherapy Vol 30, Issue 3, p286 (With Alan Corbett)

The Lifelong Impact of Institutional Childhood Abuse: The Perspective of the Irish in Britain, 2014, (With Jeff Moore) chapter 4 in Fragments of Trauma and the Social Production of Suffering: Trauma, History, and Memory eds Michael O'Loughlin and Marilyn Charles, in series: The Library of Object Relations.   Series Editor: David E. Scharff and Jill Savege Scharff, Lanham, London, New York, Boulder, Rowan & Littlefield

Borrowing my self: An exploration of exchange as a group-specific therapeutic factor, 2004Group Analysis Vol. 37 (2) June pp305-320

Ivan Urlic

Ivan Ulric

Vlastelica, M.,Pavlovi?, S., Urli?, I.: Patients’ Ranking of Therapeutic Factors in Group Analysis. Coll. Antropol. 2003: 27(2) 779-788.

Vlastelica, M., Urli?, I.: Group Members’ Assessment of Their Conductor in Small Analytic Group. Coll. Antropol. 2004: 28 (Supp.) 183-190.

Urli?, I.: Trauma and reparation, Mourning and Forgiveness: The Healing Potential of the Group, Group Analysis 2004, 37 (4): 453-471. Foulkes lecture.

Urli?,I.: Recognizing Inner and Outer Realities as a Process: On Some Countertransferential Issues of the Group Conductor, Group Analysis 2005, 38 (2): 249-263.

Jur?evi?,S.,Urli?,I.,Vlastelica,M.: Denial and Dissociation as Coping Strategies in Mothers’ Postmortem Identification of Their Sons, American Imago 2005, 62 (4): 395-417.

Britvi?, D., Urli?, I., Definis-Gojanovi?, M.: Juvenile Perpetrators of Homicides and Attempted Homicides – A Case Control Study, Coll. Antropol. 2006, 30 (1): 143-147.

Britvi?,D., Radeli?, N., Urli?,I.: Long-term dynamic oriented group    psychotherapy of posttraumatic stress disorder in war veterans: Prospective study of five-year treatment, Croat. Med. J. 2006, 47: 75-83.

Urli?, I. Staff Envy of the Patients: The Reciprocity of Unconscious Envious Feelings and  Projections: Commentary on Article by Tony Ashton. Group Analysis 2007, 1(40): 102-107.

Urlic,I.,Britvic,D.: Group Supervision of Group Psychotherapy with Psychotic Patients: A Group Analytic Approach, Group Analysis 2007, 40(2): 136-166.

Britvi?, D., Anti?evi?, V., Kekez, V., Lapenda, B., Urli?, I.: Psihodinamski aspekti adaptacije i lije?enja psihotraume: Rezultati istraživanja, Druš.Istraž.Zagreb 2007, 3(89): 497-513.

Urli?,I., Agius M.: The patient with schizophrenia and his father. The father’s role and personality traits in the dynamics of the family with a son suffering from schizophrenia. Psychiatria Danubina, 2007; Vol.19, No. 3, pp 154-172.

Urli?, I., Tocilj-Šimunkovi?, G.: Working Through Shame in Groups for Victims of Trauma and War. International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, 59(2)2009, pp 165-178.

Chapter in the book “comunita e politica” (in Italian, in print) ed. Prof. Franco di Maria.

Hans- Peter Waldhoff
Haim Weinberg

Haim Weinberg

Schneider S. & Weinberg H. (eds.). 2003 The Large Group Revisited: The Herd, Primal Horde, Crowds and Masses. Jessica Kingsley Pub.

Toder, M. & Weinberg H. 2006. The Group Through the Looking Glass. Mikbaz, the Israeli Journal of Group-Psychotherapy. V11(1), pp. 35-54 (in Hebrew).

Weinberg H. 2003  The Culture of the Group, and Groups From Different Cultures. Group Analysis V36(2), pp. 255-267.

Weinberg H. 2003 The Large Group in a Virtual Environment. Also, Introduction: Background, Structure and Dynamics of  the Large Group.. In S. Schneider & H. Weinberg (eds.) The Large Group Revisited: The Herd, Primal Horde, Crowds and Masses. Jessica Kingsley Pub.

Weinberg H. & Toder M. 2004. The Hall of Mirrors in Small, Large and Virtual Groups. Group Analysis V37(4), pp. 492-507.

Weinberg H. & Nuttman-Shwartz O. (eds.) 2005. Group and Trauma. Special issue of Group Analysis, V38(2).

Weinberg H., Nuttman-Shwartz O., & Gilmore, M. 2005. Trauma Groups: an overview. Group Analysis, 38(2). pp. 189-204.

Weinberg H. 2006. Regression in the group revisited. GROUP, 30(1), pp. 1-17.

Weinberg H. & Nuttman-Shwartz O. 2006. Group Work and Therapy in Israel – mirroring a regressed – traumatized society. The Journal Organisational and Social Dynamics OPUS V 6(1), pp. 95-110.

Weinberg H. & Schneider S. 2007. The Large Group: Structure, Goals, Characteristics, Processes & Dynamics. Mikbaz, the Israeli Journal of Group-Psychotherapy. V12(1), pp. 39-52 (in Hebrew).

Weinberg H. 2007. So What Is This Social Unconscious Anyway? Group Analysis, 40(3). pp. 307-322.

Weinberg H. & Ditroi A. 2007. Concurrent therapy, Countertransference, and the Analytic Third. GROUP, 31(1-2), 47- 62.

Weinberg H. & Schneider S. 2007. Ethical Considerations in the Large Group. GROUP, 31(3), 215-228.

Weinberg H. 2008. Using Art Therapy Technique in a Psychodynamic-Oriented Group. In S. S. Fehr (ed.) 101 Interventions in Group Therapy. pp.145-150. The Haworth Press.

Weinberg H. 2008. The Social Unconscious. Dialogue: Israel Journal of Psychotherapy. 22(2):149-157. (in Hebrew).