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

Steven Walker & Jane Akister, Russell House

ISBN 1903855403, £15.95


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

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

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