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Creative Small Group Therapy 101 eBook 
Written and Illustrated by
Dr. Michelle Stangline

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It's finally here! The book that was sixteen years in the making for creative counseling / therapy groups. Dr. Stangline has put together all of her creative counseling group ideas in this 252 page eBook. 

This eBook is ideal for professional therapist, school counselors, social workers, and school psychologist who utilize group therapy for their clients, or students. 

Get out of the "group therapy rut" now with this hands on group book with colorful and printable worksheets that your clients can take home.

Never have a boring group session again!


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 This eBook contains step by step instructions and lesson plans for therapy or school counseling groups. Each lesson plan comes with colorful worksheets that are reproducible, and examples for your group members to use. All lessons can be modified for the use of school groups, or therapy groups.

This book is ideal for children and adolescents, but can also be modified for teen, or adult groups.

Topics in the book include group therapy for Grief Groups, Anger Management Groups, Friendship Groups, Self-Esteem Groups, Positive Behavior Groups, Stress Management Groups, and Nightmare Groups along with the group ending process.

Below is the table of contents for the "Group Therapy eBook" by Dr. Michelle Stangline:

Table of Contents

Chapter 1:

Grief Group Activities……………………………Page 13

1. First Memory to Last

2. Grief Bottle

3. The Seasons of Life

4. Memory Box

5. Grief Sand Tray

6. Sand Mandala

7. Dreams of our Lost Loved One

8. Life Celebration

9. Letting Go Grief Balloons

10. A Life Celebration

11. Last Will & Testament

12. A Tribute to a Life Lived

13. Yearly Ritual

14. Loss of a Pet


Chapter 2:

Anger Management Group Activities…….…… Page 64

1. Anger Gumdrop Game

2. The Tower

3. Pick Your Battles

4. Hot Air Balloon

5. Measure Your Thoughts

6. The Potty Mouth

7. Tame Your Dragons

8. Time Out Jar

9. The Angry Sand Tray


Chapter 3:

Self-Esteem Group Activities……………………….Page 90

1. Self-Esteem Party Hat

2. Self-Esteem Birthday Party

3. Self-Esteem Flower Arrangement

4. Self-Esteem Magic Power Wand

5. Self-Esteem Creative Affirmation Cards

6. Self-Esteem Bon Bon Box

7. Self-Esteem Star Fish Earrings

8. Self-Esteem Candy Bar

9. Self-Esteem Mandala

Chapter 5: 

Friendship Group Activities………………………… Page 116

1. Friendship Rules Game

2. Friendship Brochure

3. Friendship Portrait

4. A Perfect Friendship

5. Friendship Bracelet

6. Friendship Flower Bouquet

7. Friendship Yarn Bugs

8. Friendship Watering Can

9. Magic Box of Crayons


Chapter Six: 

Positive Behavior Group Activities……………… Page 147

1. Best Behavior Gumdrop Game

2. Wild Animals

3. Wild Animals go to School

4. Big / Little

5. Caught You Being Good Cards

6. Good Behavior Puppet Show

7. Make a Puppet Theater

8. Good Behavior Animal Masks

9. The Jungle Miniature World


Chapter Seven:

Stress Reduction Group Activities……………… Page 199

1. Warm Ups: Stress Yarn Art

2. Volcano Genogram

3. Stress Free Confetti

4. Stress Reduction Aromatherapy

5. Visual Imagery

6. Message in a Bottle

7. Stress Reduction Box


Chapter 8:

Extreme Nightmare Group Activity…………………… Page 223

1. The Nightmare Dungeon

2. The Dream Sand Tray

3. Monster Go Away Spray

4. Dream Catcher

5. Happy Ending Story Book

6. Dream Dictionary

7. Sweet Dreams Perfume

8. Dream Jar

Group Endings…………………………………………………………Page 248

Make a Group Certificate


About Dr. Stangline……………………………………………….Page 252


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Disclaimer: This website and its content is intended for trained licensed mental health professionals and school certified mental health professionals to use for their clients / students at their own discretion.

*If you ignore the disclaimer above are using these techniques on yourself and you feel any discomfort or upset it is highly suggested that you seek out a licensed  mental health professional immediately.

"Beyond Art Therapy" is the concept from Dr. Stangline that combines all creative fields in therapy. It is not the traditional "art therapy" but goes beyond to include sand tray therapy, play therapy, mindfulness, meditation, color therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and a vast majority of other therapies.

For any other type of mental health emergency call your local 911 / Police Number immediately.

Dr. Stangline does not offer advice / suggestions to anyone who is not a professional mental health provider, or a student who is studying this field and has questions about mental health programs of study.

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