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The Essentials of Family Therapy

3.47 of 5 stars 3.47  ·  rating details  ·  59 ratings  ·  7 reviews
Paperback, Fifth Edition, 367 pages
Published January 1st 2010 by Prentice Hall (first published July 9th 2001)
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Ann Olson
Very very wordy on the history, didn't seem all important to understand the development of the theories and the strategies for using them. Some great ideas and examples of methods sprinkled in though.
Read it and weep!
No, um, seriously, it's a good book to learn about family therapy theories and theorists. You can even find that some of the major concepts of the theories are truly used...
Kelli Smith
I actually have the 5th edition, but many of my friends have this edition. Everyone loves it. We use it all the time to reference the basic tenets of a theory. It is definitely worth purchasing.
Nov 23, 2007 Aimee rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: marraige & family therapist
Shelves: theory, therapy
Great read for theories. Gives a good overview. Deserves 3 stars but thats it.

Will keep for career.
Rod White
Rather abbreviated, but helpful summary of major family therapy approaches.
Hope McCormick
Very easy to understand. Case studies were quite helpful.
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