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Families & Family Therapy

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No other book in the field today so fully combines vivid clinical examples, specific details of technique, and mature perspectives on both effectively functioning families and those seeking therapy. The views and strategies of a master clinician are presented here in such clear and precise form that readers can proceed directly from the book with comparisons and modificati...more
Hardcover, 268 pages
Published July 1st 1974 by Harvard University Press (first published May 1st 1974)
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Interesting insights into Minuchin's theory. I loved the dialog of actual therapy sessions contained in the book and the different means of therapy that were utilized . Very interesting.
A good introduction to Minuchin's theory and practice of family therapy. If you're into family therapy, you'll have to come across this sooner or later, and if you don't, then you should have.
Really good and comprehensive manual on Milan's model of systemic therapy. The chapter about the first session with a family will be really helpful for new therapists.
Scott Rachui
Excellent book on family therapy by one of the founders of the movement. Truly a classic book for counselors interested in family systems theory
this book is one of the foundation books for family therapy. very good for any therapist
A profound contribution to the field.
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“Only the family, society's smallest unit, can change and yet maintain enough continuity to rear children who will not be "strangers in a strange land," who will be rooted firmly enough to grow and adapt.” 6 likes
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