Principles of group Psychotherapy



Presenter: Farooq Mohyuddin, MD, CGP

8 Wednesdays, 7PM – 9 PM

Mar. 11, 18, 25, Apr. 1, 15, 22, 29, May 6, 2020

Continuing Education Credits


 $450 (flat fee)

The Core Course

This course is modeled on the Core Course of Group Psychotherapy designed by the American Group Psychotherapy Association. The association has made some changes this year to the recommended curriculum including the credit hours required. Dr. Mohyuddin is incorporating those changes. There will be further information regarding these in February.

Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss the group psychotherapy principles as defined
    by the American Group Psychotherapy Association
    and the National Registry of Certified Group
  2. Apply the foundations of group psychotherapy to
    clinical situations;
  3. Observe group dynamics and group process in group
  4. Facilitate the change process in group;
  5. Be effective group leaders
  6. Lead specialized groups (short-term, thematic, special
  7. Able to deal with termination Issues
  8. Apply these principles to clinical situations in groups
    they conduct or may conduct in the future.
  9. Critically examine specific problems in the conduct of
    group psychotherapy


Farooq Mohyuddin, MD is the Chair of Psychiatry Training and Director Residency Training at St. Elizabeth's Hospital. He is also Chair of the Group Psychotherapy Training Program at the Washington School of Psychiatry. His interests include teaching, group psychotherapy and psychopharmacology.

Eligibility And Selection

This course is intended for any interested practitioner of group therapy, regardless of professional discipline. Non-clinicians with an interest in group process may apply and be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Registration is now closed for this program.



Cancellations and Refunds

Refunds will be made for cancellations received at the School office in writing at least 10 days before the seminar date and are subject to a non-refundable administrative fee of $50.

Who should attend?

The workshop is intended for psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, licensed professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, physicians, medical students, and other graduate students.


The Washington School of Psychiatry is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Washington School of Psychiatry maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

The School is approved by the Social Work Board of the State of Maryland as a provider of continuing education for social workers in DC, MD, VA and WV.

The Washington School of Psychiatry has been approved NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6388. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The Washington School of Psychiatry is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

The School is accredited by MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School designates each session for a maximum of 16_ AMA PRA Category I Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure of Commercial Support and the Unlabeled use of a commercial product. No member of the planning committee and no member of the faculty for this event have a financial interest or other relationship with any commercial product.