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Performance-Based Family Therapy: A Therapist's Guide to Measurable Change
“Anyone who has ever been a family therapist or dreamed of being one, will be inspired by Fishman’s words, enriched by seeing what it means to fully deal with human problems from a systemic perspective.”
Monica McGoldrick, LCSW, PhD Author of the foundational book The Family Life Cycle.
"Let us go forth with fear and courage and rage" (Grace Paley)
Many decades ago, I became a family therapist when I witnessed its effectiveness to create change. The 16-year-old, emaciated youngster, starving for months, who began eating within the first therapy session, as her parents united, was the pivotal moment.
I begin this blog series out of concern for family therapy, the field that is so powerful in transforming psychological problems. My concern is that it has become marginalized. It was not always so; not in such dire straits. These blogs will discuss what happened and, more importantly, what we can do as a field to right the ship.
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The loss of Salvador Minuchin encourages reflection on both his legacy and the future of the paradigm he pioneered. This article examines Minuchin’s work, as well as the developmental trajectory of family t...Read more