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Personhood of the Leader

James P. Trotzer

in The Oxford Handbook of Group Counseling

Published in print August 2011 | ISBN: 9780195394450
Published online September 2012 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780195394450.013.0016

Series: Oxford Library of Psychology

 Personhood of the Leader

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The personhood of the group leader is explicated. Leader (who the leader is) is distinguished from leadership (what the leader does), and the role of personhood is explored in the context of the person, process, product paradigm of group work, and the relationship of leader character and competence. Theory and research are examined using the “prism of personhood” to identify and validate the central nature and role of personhood in the practice of group counseling.

Keywords: personhood; group counseling; group psychotherapy; group leadership; group leader; leader traits; functions; roles; styles; development; personality

Article.  14935 words. 

Subjects: Psychology ; Counselling Psychology

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