Destructive Myths in Family Therapy: How to Overcome Barriers to Communication by Seeing and Saying -- A Humanistic Perspective

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Exposes destructive patterns of communication within family cultures and provides strategies for promoting more open dialogue among family members. 

  • Equips family therapists to help clients see the barriers they place in the way of healthy communication, and adopt more constructive alternatives
  • Provides activities designed to spark open dialogue between therapist and clients, strengthening the therapeutic relationship and facilitating family interaction
  • Includes communication strategies for reversing disengagement, defusing power struggles, overcoming sibling rivalry, disentangling marital problems and more
  • Offers a new understanding of family dynamics, an area in which many family therapists want to improve their skills but have struggled to find a text to guide them in doing so
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About the author

Daniela Kramer-Moore is currently a Visiting Lecturer in the Department of Psychology, University of Warwick. A family therapist with many years' experience of working with high risk adolescents and their families, she now heads the post-graduate Psychotherapy Centre at Oranim Academic College, Kiryat Tiv'on, Israel, where she previously led the Masters program in Educational Counselling.

 

Michael Moore is currently a Visiting Lecturer in the Department of Psychology, University of Warwick. He is a social psychologist with many scholarly publications in the field, and was until recently Head of the Department of Education in Technology and Science at Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.

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Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
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Published on
Apr 10, 2012
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Pages
208
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ISBN
9781119943075
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Language
English
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Genres
Psychology / General
Psychology / Psychotherapy / Couples & Family
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