Co-Therapy By Alternate Conduction and Reciprocal Supervision

  title={Co-Therapy By Alternate Conduction and Reciprocal Supervision},
  author={F. Donald Napolitani},
  journal={Group Analysis},
  pages={52 - 55}
concerning the conducting of ordinary group-analytic groups most Authors believe and we agree that co-therapy does not offer relevant therapeutic benefits and is not riskless (the frequency of complications at the cotherapist’s relational level is all too well known). 2) Nevertheless, cotherapy in group analysis may be useful in two instances: a) in conducting large groups and b) in conducting special group-analytic groups (groups of psychotics, criminals, couples, etc.). 3) Almost the same… 

Advantages and Disadvantages of Co-Therapy

EVER since co-therapy was introduced, the advantages and disadvantages of this method have been debated. Napolitani (1979, 1980) sums up the situation as follows: As far as group therapy conduct is

The group psychotherapy literature: 1979.

(1980). The Group Psychotherapy Literature: 1979. International Journal of Group Psychotherapy: Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 491-538.