Systemic Family Therapy - Conceptual and Practice Skills

A four-day intensive
with  Kerrie James MSW, MLitt (Gender Studies)

Workshop is based on the following family therapy literature


Rhodes, P and  Wallis, A  2011 (Eds.) Working with Families: A Practical Guide, IP Communications, Melbourne


Chapters and articles:

James K and MacKinnon L (2011) Establishing the parental hierarchy: An integration of Milan systemic and structural family therapy, in P Rhodes and A Wallace (eds.) A Practical Guide to Family Therapy IP Communications, Melbourne. Pp 59-75.


James, K. (1989) When Twos are Really Threes: the Triangular Dance in Couple Conflict, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, 10, 3; 179-186


Watzlawick, P., Beavin, J. & Jackson, D., (1968) Pragmatics of Human Communication Faber & Faber, London. Ch. 5 A Communicational Approach to the Play ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ Pp. 149-186.


McGoldrick, M., Gerson, R. and Petry, S., (2008) Ch. 7 . Relational Patterns and Triangles in Genograms, Assessment and Intervention, 3rd Ed., Norton, NY. Pp. 168-188


Haley J (1989)  Ch 4:  Communication, Sequence and Hierarchy in Problem Solving Therapy  Jossey-Bass, San Francisco


Bouris, A. (2008) Systemic couple therapy: An overview, in Shaw, E. & Crawley, J. Couple Therapy in Australia, PsychOz Pub. Pp. 107-124


Jones, E. (1998) Ch. 1 Family systems therapy in Family Systems Therapy  Wiley, U.K. pp. 1-29


Wallis A and Rhodes P (2011)  Structured guidelines for the first session of post-Milan systemic therapy.  In P Rhodes and A Wallis (eds) Working with Families: A Practical Guide, IP Communications, Melbourne.   Pp 16-42.


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