EGAS was founded at 2004 and is a nonprofit organization (NPO) uniting professionals of mental health and other close areas who use group analysis as a one of their practices to work with groups. It aims at promoting, recognizing and development of group analysis theory and practice.
Primary purposes of EGAS are:
- to provide opportunities for dialoque and cooperation with other organizations uniting mental health professionals in a Estonian and International context
- to facilitate the development and extension of training in group analysis in concordant to E.G.A.T.I.N standards
- to provide opportunities for supplement education, supervision, post-graduate education, training programmes and other activities for the mebmers of EGAS
- promoting and sharing the group analysis expertise in different fields of working with groups (e.g. cooperation with mental health, education, business and public sector organizations)