Lab Group Reflection Paper Guidelines
I know you can’t adequately answer questions 1 through 3 but can you answer questions from 4 to 8?
You have now been in the lab group for seven weeks. In a 3-5 page paper,please reflect on your experience and comment on any of the followingquestions:1.) What roles have you noticed yourself or others playing in the group? Pleaseprovide specific examples to illustrate your observations.2.) How do you make sense of your own role in the group? How do you thinkyou came to have a predisposition for assuming this particular role? What is itabout the role you played in your family that might be influential in this regard?3.) How do you find yourself responding to other members of your group? Arethere people you react strongly to in one ay or another? Please explain. Whatimplications does this have for your work as a counselor?4.) How have you found yourself reacting to me as the leader of the group? Howcan you make sense of your reactions if you consider historical factors and/orqualities that I bring to the role?5.) We are about half way though the semester. In what ways would you like tochallenge yourself to grow in the lab group portion of the class? What obstaclesdo you anticipate encountering along these lines?6.) What aspects of the reading material from class can you identify in eithergroup? Please consider things such as the meaning of silence (Ganns andCounselman), stages of group development (M & S, Schiller), therapeutic factors(Yalom), and interventions that I have made (Yalom, M & S).7.) What has been the primary focus of your time spent in the observer role?What implications does this have for your work as an emerging group counselor?8.) So far, which aspects of working in groups seems most appealing and helpfulto you, and why so? What aspects seem least so? Please explain.