Introduction to Systemic and Family Therapy

Introduction to Systemic and Family Therapy

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Ideas drawn from family and systemic therapy form the basis of many interventions in mental health and childcare. This brief introduction offers an ideal starting-point for non specialists and new students keen to develop their skills. Taking a step-by-step experiential approach, it explores key concepts in vivid practice context.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 12.7mm | 288g
  • Red Globe Press
  • Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2012 ed.
  • 216 p.
  • 023022444X
  • 9780230224445
  • 225,299

Table of contents

Introduction.- Using the Genogram and Convening the Family.- A Family Systemic Session Observed.- Essential Ideas in Systemic Thought and Practice.- The Family Crucible and the Origins of Family Therapy.- Key Interactions in the Family Crucible.- The Search for Wellbeing: the Ethical Dimension of Systemic Thought.- The Phenomenological Perspective and Method.- Dialogue Analysis: Scripts and Subscripts.- Change and the Therapeutic Art of Narrative
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About John Hills

JOHN HILLS is Vice Chair of the Association for Family Therapy and British correspondent of the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy. Previously he has been Editor of the Association for Family Therapy Newsletter (1986-1988) and Founding and General Editor of Context, the news magazine of family therapy in Britain. He has been teaching and supervising in the field of systemic and family therapy for well over twenty years and regularly presents at Association for Family Therapy conferences.
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