Chapter 18. Family Therapy: A Group-Analytic Perspective

  1. Harold Behr MBBCh, DPM, FRCPsych, M Inst GA and
  2. Liesel Hearst Dip Soc Sci, MAPSW, M Inst GA

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713006.ch18

Group-Analytic Psychotherapy: A Meeting of Minds

Group-Analytic Psychotherapy: A Meeting of Minds

How to Cite

Behr, H. and Hearst, L. (2005) Family Therapy: A Group-Analytic Perspective, in Group-Analytic Psychotherapy: A Meeting of Minds, Whurr Publishers Ltd, London, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470713006.ch18

Author Information

  1. Training Group Analyst, Institute of Group Analysis (London) Private Practice: The North London Centre for Group Therapy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781861564757

Online ISBN: 9780470713006

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Keywords:

  • group dynamics;
  • family therapy;
  • transpersonal processes;
  • therapeutic terms;
  • motivational attitude

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The contribution of group-analytic theory to family therapy

  • The family therapist as an outsider in the family group

  • Creative use of the scapegoat role

  • Identifying what is missing in the family

  • Communicating with children and adults togeth

  • Mirroring and resonance in family therapy

  • The symptomatic nature of family secrets

  • Multiple family therapy