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The Art of Strategic Therapy

1st Edition

By Jay Haley, Madeleine Richeport-Haley


222 pages

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Experience the art of Jay Haley's strategic therapy as he personally utilizes a variety of techniques in treating depression, violence, and psychosis with couples, children, families and various ethnic groups.

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"The collaboration between Haley and Richeport-Haley has produced a rich and comprehensive text that is certain to find its way into training programs across the country." -- The Milton H. Erickson Foundation Newsletter

Table of Contents

Preface. Strategic Therapy. Ethnicity Issues in Strategic Therapy. Strategic Therapy with Couples. Family Therapy At a Distance - A Case of Depression. Changing A Violent Family. Compulsory Therapy - A Case of Violence. Paradox and Play With Children: The Boy Who Can't Stop Fighting. Mother Daughter Incest. Cultural Confusions: How Many Clients Are in One Body? A Positive Approach With Psychotic Couples. Epilogue. Appendix A. Case Report: How to Unbalance a Couple. Appendix B. Supplemental Video Material.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychotherapy / Counseling
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / General
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health
PSYCHOLOGY / Assessment, Testing & Measurement