Encounter Groups for Addictions Series

Encounter Groups for Addictions Series
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3 episodes in this series

Episode 1 Evolution of the Encounter Group - With Rod Mullen
In the first of this 3-video series, Rod Mullen explores the evolution of encounter groups beginning with the first groups created by Synanon founder Chuck Dederich in the 1950s. Mullen…
Episode 2 Pitfalls & Solutions - With Rod Mullen
In this second volume of the 3-video series, Rod Mullen walks us through several groups to show us what works and what does not work when facilitating an encounter group.…
Episode 3 Keys to Fostering Growth - With Rod Mullen
In the final volume of this 3-video series, Rod Mullen discusses several key components to fostering growth and change in groups. He first explores the "marathon group" and how these…

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