This is a continuation of last weeks list of Albert Ellis’ common modes of distorted thinking. Distorted thinking can and does impact effective communication and thus should be identified and corrected to improve group process. Learn to identify and intervene on the following modes of distorted thinking in your groups. Fallacy of Fairness Two people […]
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Distorted thinking is more common than ever during a time when we are bombarded with information day after day. Unfortunately, so much of this input is misinformation propagated through distorted thinking patterns rather than through critical thinking processes. Distorted thinking impacts our communication and hence the quality of our work with groups. So as group […]
As facilitators, we may someday be called upon to support those who have been deeply affected by the trauma resulting from a major disaster. My friend and colleague, Dr. Gilbert Brenson-Lazan developed the Global Facilitators Serving Communities (GFSC) Global Facilitators Serving Communities any years ago to meet this need by training and dispatching volunteer facilitators to all […]
How often have you been invited to be part of a group assembled at a conference, planning session or workshop to explore some small group issue? These groups are usually asked to do their work without an assigned facilitator. Have you seen groups like this struggle when no one steps in or knows how to […]