Leaving Home: The Therapy Of Disturbed Young People

Leaving Home: The Therapy Of Disturbed Young People

by Jay Haley
     
 

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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.


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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.


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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781134867653
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/17/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
304
File size:
2 MB

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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