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Your Many Faces

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Each one of us has a medley of "faces" that composes our individual personality: intelligence, anger, love, jealousy, helplessness, courage, and many more. We're often quick to judge these characteristics as either positive or negative, without recognizing that we need each of them in order to become fuller, more balanced human beings. Originally written in 1978 by renowned psychotherapist Virginia Satir, the timeless classic Your Many Faces has been updated and reissued--and is as relevant today as ever. In a refreshingly candid style, Satir takes us on a lively and insightful journey of self-discovery and transformation. We learn how to acknowledge, understand, and manage our many faces--and in doing so, open up a world of possibilities for ourselves. This new edition also features a compelling foreword by Mary Ann Norfleet, PhD, which explores Satir's pioneering approaches to psychology and her enduring legacy in the field of family therapy.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 128 x 200 x 10mm | 117.93g
  • Berkeley, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • ONE COLOR
  • 1587613492
  • 9781587613494
  • 65,898

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"Satir is far more than an author in this remarkable book: she's a tour guide, an analyst, a companion, an adventurer, and a coach. Her roles are as diverse as our 'faces'--but all of them help us see our own uniqueness and potential."--Arthur M. Bodin, PhD, Senior Research Fellow at the Mental Research Institute "In this groundbreaking work, Satir demonstrates her creative genius by turning a complex psychological concept into a simple, powerfully practical metaphor for personal growth and integration."--John Banmen, RMFT, Director of Training at the Satir Institute of the Pacific and coauthor of The Satir Model: Family Therapy and Beyond
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About Virginia M. Satir

Virginia Satir (1916-1988) was a psychotherapist who is frequently referred to as a pioneer of family therapy. She wrote Self Esteem and was the co-author of Helping Families to Change and The Satir Model: Family Therapy and Beyond. She was born in Neillsville, Wisconsin, and taught herself how to read at the age of three. In 1959, she helped to establish the Mental Research Institute in California. In the '70s she founded the International Human Learning Resources Network and the Avanta Network. Both organizations were intended to provide resources to mental health workers.
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Table of contents

Contents
 
 
Acknowledgments......................................................... vi
Foreword...................................................................... vii
Preface.......................................................................... x
Introduction........................................................ 1
The Theater of the Inside—Act I.............. 5
Lifting the Cover
Intermission.......................................................... 2
Breaking Out of Your Emotional Jail
The Theater of the Inside—Act II........... 29
Who Is in Charge?
What Have We Learned?............................... 37
Your Resource Wheel................................. 41
Taking New Risks.............................................. 47
Famous Faces..................................................... 53
The Merry-Go-Round..................................... 59
Which One Is You?............................................ 65
You Are a Living Mobile................................. 71
Making Your Own Road Map....................... 79
About the Author.......................................................... 83
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