About the Israeli Institute of Group Analysis
The Israeli Institute of Group Analysis (IIGA) has been a Registered Fellowship since 23.5.01.
The Institute belongs to a network of EGATIN (European Group Analysis Training Institutes Network), which utilizes many applications of group analysis and deals with the training of conductors – group analysts, all over the world. IIGA is authorized by EGATIN to deal independently with the above issues.
Group analysis is a school of group therapy and research of groups and society, founded in England by Foulkes.
What is group analysis, how does it work and for whom is it intended? – See: Analytical Group Therapy.
The Israeli Institute of Group Analysis provides wide and in-depth knowledge of group analysis approaches.
IIGA has three main aims:
- To be a center of discourse in the field of group analysis in Israel and around the world. To nurture and promote the ideas of group analysis as a contributor to culture and society. To study and research the processes that takes place in the individual, groups and society, and their interaction. IIGA organizes lectures, seminars, workshops and conventions on issues pertaining to group in general and to analytical group analysis in particular.
- IIGA trains group analysts – analytical group therapists. The training program is intended for individuals dealing with groups, who are interested in enhancing their knowledge, understanding and experience in analytical group therapy. The founders of IIGA and its members are senior professionals in the field of psychotherapy and group work in Israel
- IIGA offers group analytical therapy to people that are interested in
- Group Analytical Therapy is intended for those seeking a process of growth,
- Building and molding an identity, expanding one’s awareness, improving
- Inter-personal communication, utilizing personal abilities and maximizing
- Self-realization. The group is a resource for healing, growth and change.
IIGA is headed by an executive committee, elected by and from its members, and is based on democratic rules and regulations.