This panel discussion, with John Gottman, Julie Gottman, Cloe Madanes, and Roxanna Erickson-Klein, compares and contrasts clinical and philosophical perspectives of experts as they discuss couples and family counseling.
Family therapist Vince Hesketh describes how family therapy works and its desired outcomes. When used for children with behavioral problems, the goal is to reduce symptoms and uncover and resolve family system breakdowns.
Through a series of entertaining, brief, and instructional role plays, Dr. Gladding reviews several universals of family treatment approaches, such as types of communication patterns, rules, and feedback.
After a brief description of Family Therapy in the 1960s, and an equally brief description of where it is today, we will make a comparison of the success of family therapy in Europe and the shrinkage in the U.S.
This film covers the fascination of discovery at the birth and development of family therapy, blending the systems and views of Gregory Bateson with the ideas of Milton H. Erickson, M.D. on hypnosis and therapy as well as Zen.