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Culture and System in Family Therapy

Culture and System in Family Therapy

1st Edition

By Inga-Britt Krause
December 31, 2001

Starting with the MacPherson Report and its pronouncements on racism in Britain and in particular 'institutionalised racism', Dr Krause focuses in this important book on the practice of family therapy and draws on her expertise as both anthropologist and systemic family psychotherapist to formulate...

Cybernetics of Prejudices in the Practice of Psychotherapy

Cybernetics of Prejudices in the Practice of Psychotherapy

1st Edition

Edited By Gianfranco Cecchin, Gerry Lane, Wendel A. Ray
December 31, 1994

Two central ideas have become part of the orthodoxy of modern family therapy thinking. The first is that the therapist is part of the system he or she observes, and the second is that the therapist and family create a co-evolving reality through their interactions until now. No one has described ...

Dialogical Meetings in Social Networks

Dialogical Meetings in Social Networks

1st Edition

By Jaakko Seikkula, Tom Erik Arnkil
December 31, 2006

This book describes and analyses two dialogic network practices: 'Open Dialogues' - developed for use in psychiatric crisis situations - and 'Anticipation Dialogues' - used in less acute situations such as multi-agency muddles where the helper systems are stuck. The book is both theoretical and ...

Emotions and the Therapist A Systemic-Dialogical Approach

Emotions and the Therapist: A Systemic-Dialogical Approach

1st Edition

By Paolo Bertrando
October 23, 2015

In recent years, systemic theory and practice adopted a dialogical orientation, centred on the persons of the therapist and client. This has led to a growing attention toward emotions, which, in this book, is developed in terms of emotional systems. An emotional system in therapy may be viewed as ...

Exchanging Voices A Collaborative Approach to Family Therapy

Exchanging Voices: A Collaborative Approach to Family Therapy

1st Edition

By Lynn Hoffman
December 31, 1993

For this book, the author has not only compiled her writing for the last ten years, but she has written her own commentary about the personal and intellectual journey which led her from one paper to the next. The papers themselves read like a chronicle of the major ideas of the past ten years, but ...

Exploring the Unsaid Creativity, Risks and Dilemmas in Working Cross-Culturally

Exploring the Unsaid: Creativity, Risks and Dilemmas in Working Cross-Culturally

1st Edition

Edited By Barry Mason, Alice Sawyer
December 31, 2002

The editors and contributing authors of this volume have taken a truly pioneering and courageously challenging look at the state of cross-cultural theory and practice. In confronting directly and honestly a broad range of cross-cultural issues they have succeeded in formulating a thoughtful and ...

Gender and Family Therapy

Gender and Family Therapy

1st Edition

By Charlotte Burck, Gwyn Daniel
December 31, 1994

Burck and Daniel share the personal meaning that gender holds for them, and the open and enquiring, rather than definitive, style of their writing makes it easy for the reader to grasp their ideas. The authors' handling in the early chapters of the many intellectual conundrums about gender is clear...

Innovations in the Reflecting Process

Innovations in the Reflecting Process

1st Edition

Edited By Harlene Anderson, Per Jensen
December 31, 2007

'The passion to continually be on the move to seek new understanding is a characteristic of the field of family therapy and systemic thinking over the last forty years. Many professionals have moved around, more or less freely, in and out of this field. Some have made footprints that will last for ...

Intellectual Disabilities A Systemic Approach

Intellectual Disabilities: A Systemic Approach

1st Edition

Edited By Sandra Baum, Henrik Lynggaard
December 31, 2006

The application of systemic ideas and principles in working with people with intellectual disabilities, their families and their service systems, has grown over the last decade in the UK. This book, for the first time, brings together the writings of a group of practitioners who have been using ...

Intimate Warfare Regarding the Fragility of Family Relations

Intimate Warfare: Regarding the Fragility of Family Relations

1st Edition

By Justine van Lawick, Martine Groen
December 31, 2009

The community in which children are nursed; the family, should by all means be a safe haven. However, it is not. People in family relations are more likely to be threatened, hit, kicked, raped or beaten up. Such violence in the domestic circle conjures up a lot of questions. The authors have been ...

Mirrors and Reflections Processes of Systemic Supervision

Mirrors and Reflections: Processes of Systemic Supervision

1st Edition

Edited By Charlotte Burck, Gwyn Daniel
December 31, 2010

In this volume, as the title indicates, the focus is on understanding and elaborating what might be said to be "going on" in supervision as well as further exploring what is distinctive about systemic supervision. Looking at processes within systemic supervision involves engaging with the different...

Multiple Family Therapy The Marlborough Model and Its Wider Applications

Multiple Family Therapy: The Marlborough Model and Its Wider Applications

1st Edition

Edited By Eia Asen, Neil Dawson, Brenda McHugh
December 31, 2001

If a troubled family contains the resources to solve its own problems, then why not bring such families together, to share their experiences and support each other?This is the approach of the Marlborough Family Service, the institution at the forefront of development for child-protection cases, ...

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