We are pleased to encourage your interest in applying for membership in the CGPA: Group Therapy, Group Training, Group Facilitation.
Our membership reflects the multi-disciplinary dimensions of the mental health field, with its spectrum of theoretical orientations in training, practice and research.
The Goals of CGPA are:
A) To encourage, foster, sponsor and provide for the education of mental health professionals in group psychotherapy via;
i) the organization of an annual national conference.
ii) sponsorship of seminars, workshops and conferences on a national or local level.
iii) providing, encouraging, and sponsoring programmes and activities which enhance knowledge and skills in group psychotherapy.
iv) Disseminating information concerning educational programs to local institutions and to individual mental health professionals.
B) To promote excellence in standards of training, practice and research in group psychotherapy via;
i) Development of national standards for training in group psychotherapy.
ii) Development of national standards in ethical and competent practice of group psychotherapy.
iii) Promotion of scientific research into group psychotherapy.