Karl Whitaker will remain in the history of family therapy one of her most “avant-garde” classics: brilliant and controversial, sometimes shockingly harsh, prone to mysterious aphorisms that have been interpreted and borrowed for many years. In this book, the reader will find specific working methods, vivid cases from practice and, more importantly, ideas that help to better understand not only their clients, but also their own professional and family history.
The book is addressed to everyone who in their work is connected with family issues: consultants, school and clinical psychologists and, of course, psychotherapists.
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It sometimes seems to us that if a person living next to us changes dramatically the way we want it, then family life will get better right away, it will become just perfect. But this practically does not happen.
A changed husband or wife can, on the contrary, worsen the situation in the family – after all, you once fell in love with this particular person. With its shortcomings and good sides. And he suddenly began to come home from work on time, to look into your eyes and wait for the next instructions for the day. He readily fulfills all your desires and all this without objection and annoying bickering. And always close at hand. The robot is simple, not human, you say in a couple of months. Where is your personality and past, even if not very liked, hobbies? Abrupt changes in a person can still suggest some of his troubles. Continue reading
Self-development and family – interconnected concepts, how does personality and level of development affect the state of the family – the possibility of formation, strength of relationship, the ability to receive joy from life? In this article, we consider the main points that contribute to a happy family relationship, discover the secrets of a strong family.
In modern society, the decline of the institution of the family is observed, often young families break up without having lived a year (up to 50% of all divorces). But in general, no more than 60% of marriage unions remain viable. What is the reason: living conditions, education, people have changed?
Psychologists say that the reason in the people themselves – often do not know how to build relationships, do not understand the needs of the spouse and do not aspire to become a good husband or wife, and yet – are not mentally and financially ready to build a family.
Often, internal egoism prevails over a feeling of love for a loved one. And even loving, we don’t think Continue reading