Applying Family Therapy: A Guide for Caring Professionals in the Community


    Steven Walker & Jane Akister, Russell House
    Publishing

    ISBN 1903855403, £15.95

    STAR RATING 5/5

    What a gem this book is. It’s a practical tool for seasoned
    practitioners, while cleverly guiding those new to family therapy,
    writes Barbara Kergon.

    The authors contextualise family therapy in the 21st century. They
    draw from a range of methodologies and explain the historical
    contexts as well as guiding the reader through a variety of
    models.

    There is choice for those who are at a loss what to do next and
    explanation for those who are new or on the periphery of team work.
    This book gives help, advice and support to all those working in
    the caring profession.

    There are plenty of models discussed; and although there are
    obvious favourites, these are justified by argument.

    Barbara Kergon is a lecturer, researcher and therapy
    practitioner

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