You Can Go Home Again: Reconnecting with Your Family / Edition 1

You Can Go Home Again: Reconnecting with Your Family / Edition 1

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by Monica McGoldrick
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0393316505

ISBN-13: 9780393316506

Pub. Date: 06/28/1997

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

"Monica McGoldrick's splendid new book is a gift, a rich source of hope, information, and insight that will teach readers to reconnect with our past and invent a new future."—Harriet Lerner, Ph.D.
Those who learn from the past are not condemned to repeat it. In this revelatory book, family therapist Monica McGoldrick explains how the use of genograms

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"Monica McGoldrick's splendid new book is a gift, a rich source of hope, information, and insight that will teach readers to reconnect with our past and invent a new future."—Harriet Lerner, Ph.D.
Those who learn from the past are not condemned to repeat it. In this revelatory book, family therapist Monica McGoldrick explains how the use of genograms (family trees) can bring to light a family's history of estrangement, alliance, divorce, or suicide, revealing intergenerational patterns that prove more than coincidental.
McGoldrick's genograms of famous families, such as the Kennedys, Hepburns, Beethovens, and Brontës, complement discussion of the influence of birth order and sibling rivalry, family myths and secrets, cultural differences, couple relationships, and the pivotal role of loss. At the close of each chapter are questions that train the reader to think as researcher; with McGoldrick's guidance, we learn to mine previously untapped information about our own family patterns.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393316506
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
06/28/1997
Edition description:
(1997)
Pages:
329
Sales rank:
745,735
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

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You Can Go Home Again: Reconnecting with Your Family 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed this book. I thought the use of historical character was great. This book is a gentle way of look at yourself and your family. Bowen Therapist might consider suggesting this as reading material.