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How to Create and Sustain Groups that Thrive:
Therapists Workbook and Planning Guide

Workgroups That Thrive

Dr. Steiner provides a hands-on approach to the challenges of forming and maintaining cohesive, durable and effective groups. This easy-to-use manual includes a screening and preparation system, complete with modifiable forms. Each form is designed as a guide that you can modify for your groups. 

This handy guidebook includes templates that can be modified based on your particular needs. Practical tools include:

  • Screening Protocols
  • Sample Group Agreements
  • Group/Life History Forms
  • Designing Group Agreements that Fit Your Group
  • Agreements for Healthy Termination in Groups
  • Different Groups for Different Folks: From Self-Help to Psychodynamic Groups
  • Tools for Self-Help Group Leaders


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"The Therapist's Professional Will ™: Guidelines for Managing Planned and Unplanned Absence "

Description: This downloadable program provides therapists with easy to follow worksheets, templates and tips that prepare you to create a professional will.

This crucial document helps you specify your wishes for the continuing care of your patients when you are out of the office due to vacation, unexpected emergencies or illness causing absence, or termination of the practice. By completing this vital document, and making sure that it is compatible with your personal estate planning documents, you can rest assured you have done your very best to ensure the continuity of care and are adhering to your professional guild's ethics requirements.

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Online CE Credit available NOW for The Therapist's Professional Will for MFTs and LCSWs. For more information, consultation, or to ask about group or quantity discounts, feel free to call (925) 962-0060.

Dr. Steiner's 6 hour Online Video Course:

The Therapist's Professional Will:
If Not Now, When? Honoring Your Ethical Responsibility


  • Psychologists through APA
  • Social Workers through NASW
  • Counselors through NBCC and NAADAC
  • Nurses through CA-BRN

Course Description: Illnesses and other sudden emergencies happen. Now is the time to plan for expected and unexpected absences. Dr. Ann Steiner teaches participants how to minimize the impact on their patients, colleagues, families and themselves. She is joined during the final hour of this course by A. Steven Frankel PhD, JD, ABPP discussing specific legal aspects related to the Therapist's Professional Will.

The Therapist's Professional Will Course meets the criteria for 6 hours of Law and Ethics Continuing Education for Mental Health Professionals, Counselors, MFTs, Psychologists and Social Workers. Add $10 for 6 Continuing Education (CEU) Law and Ethics credits for this course.

This course is offered through the Steve Frankel Group's Online Continuing Education series in three convenient formats: online, MP3 and CD, and is available with or without CE credits.

"The Therapist's Professional Will™: Audio Introduction"

Description: This MP3 provides therapists with an introduction and overview of the benefits and key features of Dr. Steiner’s comprehensive Therapist’s Professional Will™ Guide.

Price: $14.95

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"The Rollercoaster of Chronic Illness: How to Add Joy to the Ride"

Description: MP3 or Audio CD: An interview with motivational speaker and psychotherapist Dr. Ann Steiner.

Price: $14.95

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Help Your Group Thrive: A Workbook and Planning Guide

Help Your Group Thrive

This easy-to-use manual guides leaders of discussion groups, peer support groups, organizations and workplace teams. It provides leadership tools, sample group agreements, online netiquette, and numerous modifiable forms. This workbook includes guidelines that can enrich and protect writer’s critique groups, book groups, work groups, psychotherapy groups, etc.



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Last Updated: January 2, 2018