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Families and Family Therapy

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This special edition of the classic text includes a new introduction from Professor Arlene Vetere exploring its continuing influence on contemporary practice.

One of family therapy 's foundational texts, Families and Family Therapy is as relevant today as ever. Dr Minuchin looks especially at the therapist 's role and tactics, presenting the views and strategies of a master
Paperback, 215 pages
Published June 29th 2012 by Routledge (first published May 1st 1974)
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Al Datum
Jun 27, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Excellent book on family therapy by one of the founders of the movement. Truly a classic book for counselors interested in family systems theory
Jesús Arroyo
No sé cómo he podido tardar tanto en leerlo. Es muy instructivo para cualquiera que quiera acercarse a la terapia familiar desde un enfoque sistémico (no sólo estructural). Sencillo de leer y muy didáctico, como Técnicas de Terapia de Terapia Familiar, del mismo autor, pero más básico. Imprescindible.
Wouter Zwemmer
Goed boek over gezinstherapieën. Daardoor wel eenzijdig naar het problematische en naar therapeutische technieken getrokken. Toch enkele lessen te leren voor alledaags gebruik.

Gezinnen bestaan uit verschillende subsystemen: elk individu, dyades zoals man en vrouw, generatie, geslacht (grootvader-vader-zoon), taak (ouders). De drie belangrijkste zijn echtgenoten, ouders en kinderen.

Fasen levenscyclus gezin (gebaseerd op Duvall&Rogers en Minuchin):
1. Jong echtpaar zonder kinderen
2. Jong gezin
Jul 17, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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.
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Sep 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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this book is one of the foundation books for family therapy. very good for any therapist
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.
Jun 29, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A profound contribution to the field.
Jul 28, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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.
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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.” 9 likes
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