These tapes are not live sessions with families. They are two-hour tapes which feature innovative family therapy models presented by their originators. They would be especially useful for classroom use and with supervisees.
Nancy Boyd Franklin: “Empowering Black Families in Therapy”
This model for working with Black families includes extended family involvement, informal adoption, spirituality and larger systems issues of racism and the intrusion of outside agencies. 1990
William Pinsof: “An Integrative Approach to Chronic Marital Conflict”
Problem-centered approach integrates family and individual therapies and their underlying interpersonal intrapsychic dynamics to tackle the repetitive patterns of couples conflict.
David and Jill Scharff: “Object Relations Couples Therapy”
A systems view of the marital relationship is integrated with an object relations understanding of each spouse’s personality and a focus on technique, countertransference, and family-of-origin. 1990
Michele Weiner-Davis: “Solution Focused Therapy”
Practical how to’s and tools for use in therapy that capitalize on clients’ strengths, resources and problem-solving abilities to achieve change in the shortest period of time. 1992
Michael White: “Recent Developments in the Narrative Approach”
Sets a context for family members to work together with their therapist to separate from problem-saturated stories and write alternative, preferred ones. 1992