McCallum, Peter & Lang, Moshe,: A Family in Therapy
Book Number: 0270996
Penguin, Ringwood, Victoria, 1989. Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. This book provides a transcript of a series of therapy sessions with one familywho agreed to the videotaping of their sessions for educational purposes.Accompanying the transcript are brief commentaries made by the authors fromtheir observations of the videotapes. The views of a team of professionals whoexamined the transcripts and tapes are also provided at the end of the book.The result is a stimulating volume which gives the reader a rare opportunity towitness a family’s journey through therapy. The brief commentaries throughoutprovide clarification and elaboration about the session content and the invitedprofessionals’ comments give a variety of perspectives which allow the readerto compare against one’s own interpretation.The book is well set out, easy to read, and informative. The combination oftherapy transcripts and expert commentary and interpretation makes it a freshand engaging volume. The flexibility in theoretical stance demonstrated by Langdoes not take away from his therapeutic interventions but rather provides anexciting framework from which he operates. The book has wide appeal,particularly for those training in family therapy.Christine Senediak, Merrylands Community Health Centre. Publication Reference:Senediak, C. (1990). A Family in Therapy. Australian Journal of Psychology,42(3), 338. Browning of the inside of the covers, browning of the page edges, no other damage. No annotations.Unaccountably scarce. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Psychology & Psychiatry; Australia; Family & Relationships. ISBN: 0140120785. ISBN/EAN: 9780140120783. Inventory No: 0270996.