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Strategic Family Therapy

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Strategic Family Therapy

Cloé Madanes

ISBN: 978-1-555-42363-6 September 1991 Jossey-Bass 272 Pages

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"Madanes' lucid, coherent, and practical guide for familytherapists is a welcome addition to the proliferating literature byfamily therapy theorists and practitioners.... The book is concise,well organized and clearly written."
--Contemporary Psychology

A classic work which uses imaginative techniques to help achievebalance within the family. It gives attention to specific problemssuch as violence, drug abuse, and depression, and seeks the hiddenmeaning in these symptoms, which are clues to the underlying familystructure.
Forewords.

1. Dimensions of Family Therapy.

2. Elements of Strategic Family Therapy.

3. Marital Problems: Balancing Power.

4. Children's Problems: Three Paradoxical Strategies.

5. Parental Problems: Changing Child-Parent Interactions.

6. Severe Problems of Adolescence: Putting the Parents inCharge.

7. Night Terrors: A Case Study.

8. A Depressed Man: A Case Study.

9. Summary: Metaphor and Power.
"Madanes' lucid, coherent, and practical guide for family therapists is a welcome addition to the proliferating literature by family therapy theorists and practitioners.... The book is concise, well organized and clearly written." (Contemporary Psychology)