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Have talked with each prospective member's therapist regarding his goals for the client and the ability of the client to succeed in a group therapy format. Have conducted a pretherapy interview with each client to discuss therapy goals, to discuss beliefs about the capacity to be an active group participant, and to rule out any severe pathology that would impede the ability to succeed in a group setting. Seek ongoing supervision in the treatment of DID or group therapy facilitation if they do not have an adequate level of experience or expertise in these areas. Group therapy can be a powerful addition to individual work being done, but it is important for therapists to suggest it at a time when they believe it will be most advantageous for the client. When working with a DID client, the first step is stabilization. That is not the time to introduce group work, because it is likely to be too overwhelming. The initial goal is to develop rapport with the client and help her to learn containment skills so that self-injurious behaviors can be managed. This time is also when both the therapist and the client begin to gain an understanding of how the client's internal system operates. Only after this point should a therapy group be considered. As we've previously discussed, Elisabeth Kubler-Ross identified the Five Stages of Grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. And later it was thought that there may also be a sixth stage--finding meaning after acceptance. Sometimes when we feel our grief fully, we can find profound meaning along with the healing. Gail Bowden's story comes to mind because one of her children, Branden, was born with spina bifida, but Gail was determined to give him a wonderful life. Branden grew up a very happy child. He loved the color yellow, and later on, developed such a passion for Volkswagen Beetles that he amassed a toy collection of the cars. When he was 17, Gail walked into his room one day and found him unresponsive. He was immediately transported to the hospital, and Gail sat with the doctor who gave her the sad news that her son would never wake up again. She asked if they were certain. Then she asked the nurse for a pen and wrote: When the time comes, we will donate his organs. Mediation is like an R because meditation can also be performed with specific rocks.

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