Tools and Techniques for Family Therapy
by John Edwards
John Edwards has spent the last twenty years distilling the intricacies of family systems theory into a user-friendly approach that has enhanced the work of thousands of clinicians and educators in North America.

Experience first-hand Dr. Edwards' deceptively nonchalant therapeutic style. Utilizing a blend of workshop footage, family sessions, and focused interviews, this video provides an overview of eleven fundamental techniques for effective family work.

• Segmenting
• Enactments
• Positive Reframing
• Mapping
• Draw-A-Dream
• Circle Method
• Colleague Teamwork
• New Talk
• Guardrail
• Sculpting
• Alter Ego

Dr. Edwards' ability to put theory into practice in an accessible manner has made him a favorite of psychotherapists, social workers, and substance abuse and pastoral counselors.

What therapists are saying…

"I got my DVD on Monday, previewed it, and showed it to my class Monday night. It's great and I want to thank you for being so conscientious. God Bless!!! You have a customer for life!!!"

-- Connie Branham - LMHC Webster University, Florida
CE Test

Length of video: 1:00:00

Number of Discs: 1

English subtitles available on: Stream

This DVD plays in All Regions

Individual ISBN-10 #: 1-60124-016-3

Individual ISBN-13 #: 978-1-60124-016-3

Group ISBN-10 #: 1-60124-017-1

Group ISBN-13 #: 978-1-60124-017-0

Known for his inventive reframes of challenging family issues, Dr. John Edwards has developed an enthusiastic following through seminars, AAMFT supervision, and his books, Treating Chemically Dependent Families: A Practical Systems Approach for Professionals and Working with Families.

CE credits: 6

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the four curative factors of each session of family therapy.
  • Learn when and how to use a variety of family therapy techniques.
  • Understand the underlying purpose and role of each technique presented.
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