A classic that teaches you how to think in a contextually sensitive, directive, and goal–focused way. A highly readable and practical volume that focuses on solving problems within the context of the entire social unit––the family, the school, the community.
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"Both revolutionary and pragmatic. It is written by a teacher of therapy, and it stands as one of the very few "how–to" books that really give the reader an opportunity to learn from example."
"The book has justifiably become ′must′ reading for family therapy practitioners and supervisors.′′
A startling and pragmatic book
Whether a fine wine or a fine book, a true classic only improves with age. Such is the case with the second edition of Jay Haley s still startling and pragmatic book on family therapy. . Throughout, there is an interweaving of the conceptual and the practical, so that ultimately the book becomes an elegant how–to exemplar for Haley s approach to family therapy . Must reading.
In this ground–breaking book, Jay Haley focuses on solving human problems, achieving goals, and changing behaviors in reasonable amounts of time. Symptoms like depression and alcoholism are considered, not in isolation, but in the context of the entire social unit the family, the school, the community. The mysterious process of therapy is clearly presented by a masterly and entertaining writer. For the first time in paperback, this modern classic is an indispensable guide for all those who help others.
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Book Description Harper & Row, 1978. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1st Harper Colophon Ed Pub 1978. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060905832
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Book Description Harper & Row, 1978. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060905832
Book Description Harper & Row, 1978. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110060905832