486725310We 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;

  • the organization of an annual national conference.
  • sponsorship of seminars, workshops and conferences on a national or local level.
  • providing, encouraging, and sponsoring programmes and activities which enhance knowledge and skills in group psychotherapy.
  • 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;

  • Development of national standards for training in group psychotherapy.
  • Development of national standards in ethical and competent practice of group psychotherapy.
  • Promotion of scientific research into group psychotherapy.