Multiple Family Therapy: The Marlborough Model and Its Wider Applications

Editor : Eia Asen, Editor : Brenda McHugh, Editor : Neil Dawson

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Multiple Family Therapy: The Marlborough Model and Its Wider Applications

Book Details

  • Publisher : Karnac Books
  • Published : 2001
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 152
  • Category :
    Family, Couple and Systemic Therapy
  • Catalogue No : 15854
  • ISBN 13 : 9781855752771
  • ISBN 10 : 1855752778
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If a troubled family contains the resources to solve its own problems, then why not bring such families together, to share their experiences and support each other?

This is the approach of the Marlborough Family Service, the institution at the forefront of development for child-protection cases, school-based interventions and family therapy for ethnic-minority communities for over twenty years. In this book three long-standing staff members describe for the first time their innovative work with a range of family problems, from marital violence and child abuse to educational problems and eating disorders.

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'Written in simple language, this book describes an extraordinary process. I see in this book and its authors the vision of a possible integration of mental health services.'
- Salvador Minuchin, from his Foreword

'A powerful invitation to follow the authors' example in taking valuable risks, and to experiment with new professional roles.'
- Alan Cooklin, from his Introduction

About the Editor(s)

Eia Asen is a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and a Consultant Psychiatrist in Psychotherapy, and is clinical director of the Marlborough Family Service, London.

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Brenda McHugh worked as a Drama and English teacher, before switching professions and joining the Marlborough team in 1979, co-founding the Family School with Neil Dawson. She is now a senior family-therapy trainer.

Neil Dawson is a psychologist, teacher and family psychotherapist. He founded the Family School at Marlborough, as well as working in mainstream schools. He a systemic therapist for over thirty years, and is now a senior clinical supervisor and family therapy trainer.

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