For family therapy students and practitioners, this book offers stories, exercises, self-assessments, and evaluative techniques.
Intended primarily for counsellors working with alcoholics, addicts and their families, this text describes three treatment approaches to anger - ventilation, reduction and management - along with their advantages and disadvantages for different types of patients.
Since earliest history, storytelling has been the primary vehicle for teaching and for exchanging human knowledge and experience. Here stories become a means of healing, of reparenting, and of conveying to the unconscious mind the peace and comfort of an idealized childhood—often with almost magical effects.
The concepts of Murray Bowen, one of the founders of family therapy and the originator of family systems theory, are brought together here in an integrative fashion.
The first section covers Sibling Dynamics: General Issues: here contributors look at intense sibling relationships, effects of birth order and...