Leaving Home: The Therapy Of Disturbed Young People / Edition 2

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Overview

Leaving Home presents a method of family therapy at the stage when children are leaving home. It includes a special classification of young people with problems, and tackles family orientation, the therapist support system, the first interview, apathy, troublemaking, a heroin problem, a chronic case, and resolved and unresolved issues.

Visit www.haley-therapies.com for additional resources by Jay Haley, including live videos of the pioneering therapist in action.

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A guide for therapists to helping families that are at the stage when children are leaving home. Focuses on a time of life rather than a therapeutic approach. Among the topics are a family orientation, the therapist support system, the first interview, apathy, troublemaking, a heroin problem, a chronic case, and resolved and unresolved issues. Chapters on psychotic and schizophrenic young people have been added, along with other changes to the 1980 edition published by McGraw-Hill. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780876308455
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/28/1997
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 1,286,416
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Jay Haley is widely acclaimed as a pioneering therapist and master teacher. One of the founders of family therapy, his prolific work influenced generations of therapists. He is the author of 19 books on many aspects of therapy. He holds degrees from the University of California in Los Angeles, Berkeley, and Stanford University. He has served as Professor at the University of Maryland, Howard University, the University of Pennsylvania and US International University. He was Director of Family Therapy Research at the Philadelphia Child Guidance Clinic and Co-Founder of the Family Therapy Institute of Washington, D.C

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition
Introduction
Ch. 1 Ideas That Have Handicapped Therapists 1
Ch. 2 A Family Orientation 19
Ch. 3 Social Control and Therapy 41
Ch. 4 The Therapist Support System 57
Ch. 5 The First Stage 75
Ch. 6 Beginning Correctly in the First Interview 111
Ch. 7 The Second Stage: Apathy 134
Ch. 8 The Second Stage: Troublemaking 168
Ch. 9 The Process of Therapy: A Heroin Problem 199
Ch. 10 A Chronic Case 227
Ch. 11 Special Issues: Resolved and Unresolved 251
Ch. 12 A Model Therapy for Psychotic Young People 283
Epilogue 299
Name Index 307
Subject Index 309
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