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Families

"I'd Hear Laughter": Finding Solutions for the Family
by Insoo Kim Berg
Insoo Kim Berg’s unique style and unwavering optimism comes to life in this demonstration of Solution-Focused Family Therapy.
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Coming Out: Voices of Gay and Lesbian Teens and their Families
by Karin Heller
Thought provoking and accessible, this video is invaluable for all parents, teachers, and professionals working with teenagers.
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Family Secrets: Implications for Theory and Therapy
by Evan Imber-Black
In this illuminating video, Evan Imber-Black, an expert on rituals, larger systems, and family secrets, speaks to viewers about the implications of secrets, and presents techniques for ushering families through the process of identifying, understanding, and resolving secrets.
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The Legacy of Unresolved Loss: A Family Systems Approach
by Monica McGoldrick
In this realistic simulation of an 18-week course of therapy with the Rogers family, we see how the presenting problem—teenage daughter Michelle's rebellious behavior—masks unresolved loss across three generations of family members. 

Part of the 8-video series: Assessment and Treatment of Psychological Disorders
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Making Divorce Work: A Clinical Approach to the Binuclear Family
by Constance Ahrons
In this compelling video, renowned therapist Constance Ahrons demonstrates her groundbreaking approach to working with divorced families, with an emphasis on helping ex-spouses and new spouses effectively manage their shared parenting obligations. 
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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.

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Adolescent Family Therapy
by Janet Sasson Edgette
Watch expert adolescent family therapist Janet Sasson Edgette in an actual counseling session with a single mother and her 15-year old daughter.

Part of the 11-video series: Child Therapy with the Experts
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Cognitive-Behavioral Child Therapy
by Bruce Masek
Watch Cognitive Behavioral child therapist Bruce Masek in an actual counseling session with a 6-year old girl and her mother.

Part of the 11-video series: Child Therapy with the Experts
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Psychotherapy with Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Clients—3: Relationships, Families and Couples Counseling
by Ron Scott
Gay, lesbian, and bisexual couples and families are different from heterosexual couples and families in issues related to their social context and societal stigmatization. 

Part of the 7-video series: Psychotherapy with Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Clients
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Structural Family Therapy
by Harry Aponte
Watch Harry J. Aponte, a highly regarded therapist who worked closely with Salvador Minuchin, demonstrate his unique approach to Structural Therapy in this compelling family therapy session.

Part of the 10-video series: Family Therapy with the Experts
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Bowenian Family Therapy
by Philip Guerin
Watch Dr. Guerin masterfully conducting a live family therapy session, followed by an illuminating discussion about his innovative and sophisticated approach to Bowenian Family Therapy.

Part of the 10-video series: Family Therapy with the Experts
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Satir Family Therapy
by Jean McLendon
Master therapist Jean McLendon demonstrates Satir Family Therapy in this very compelling and touching video.

Part of the 10-video series: Family Therapy with the Experts
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Solution-Oriented Family Therapy
by Bill O'Hanlon
Watch O’Hanlon passionately discuss and demonstrate his innovative approach in this three-part video, which includes an actual therapy session with an intriguing, non-traditional family.

Part of the 10-video series: Family Therapy with the Experts
EARN 4.5 CREDITS

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Value-Sensitive Therapy
by Bill Doherty
In this three-part video, Dr. Doherty, a prominent family therapist and founder of Value-Sensitive Therapy, discusses and demonstrates through an actual live session what he calls moral consultation.

Part of the 10-video series: Family Therapy with the Experts
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Object-Relations Family Therapy
by David Scharff & Jill Savege Scharff
Learn how to apply object-relations theory to family therapy by watching world-renowned psychoanalysts Drs. Jill and David Scharff conduct a live session with a very distressed family.

Part of the 10-video series: Family Therapy with the Experts
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Integrative Family Therapy
by Kenneth V. Hardy
Watch Integrative Family Therapy in action as Kenneth V. Hardy masterfully applies his holistic approach in an actual family therapy session with a single African-American mother and her teenage daughter.

Part of the 10-video series: Family Therapy with the Experts
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Adlerian Family Therapy
by James Bitter
Watch James Bitter masterfully demonstrate Alfred Adler’s values and techniques in an actual therapy session with a family caught in a typical power struggle, followed by a fascinating discussion of the nuances of this influential approach to helping families thrive.

Part of the 10-video series: Family Therapy with the Experts
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Narrative Family Therapy
by Stephen Madigan
Ollie is a 12 year-old African-American boy who has been court-ordered to therapy after hitting his classmate with his belt. Watch Stephen Madigan, expert Narrative therapist, as he compassionately engages Ollie and his mother in a fascinating inquiry into their experience of racism, discovering there’s much more to this incident than meets the eye.

Part of the 10-video series: Family Therapy with the Experts
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Family Therapy with the Experts: 10-Video Series
See many of the world's leading experts in family therapy and counseling conduct actual sessions. This one-of-a-kind series allows you to compare the theories and techniques of a wide range of approaches, including Structural, Bowenian, Satir, Object Relations, and others.


Salvador Minuchin on Family Therapy
by Jay Lappin, Salvador Minuchin
Don’t miss this rare opportunity to get up close and personal with one of the most influential figures in psychotherapy, Dr. Salvador Minuchin. 
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A House Divided: Structural Therapy with a Black Family
by Harry Aponte
In this engaging video, Harry Aponte demonstrates his technique with a family struggling to overcome alienation, legal issues and the complications of step-family relationships. By “joining” intuitively with the family, Aponte warms the connection between everyone in the room and supports the family to identify the parents’ ability to be both a positive resource and a source of isolation.
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Tres Madres: Structural Therapy with an Anglo/Hispanic Family
by Harry Aponte
Harry Aponte, an expert in structural family therapy, demonstrates in this video the power and subtlety of his approach in a session with a very complicated family suffering from multi-generational trauma and the effects of alcoholism.
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Experiential Family Therapy
by Carl Whitaker
Learn from groundbreaking family therapist Carl Whitaker as he conducts two riveting and instructive initial interviews with a family seeking treatment for their son’s ADHD. You can’t help but be awed and inspired as you watch this true master in action.
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The Essence of Change
by Virginia Satir
Watch renowned psychotherapist Virginia Satir present her pioneering views on the essential ingredients of successful therapy to a group of four students.

Part of the 5-video series: The Virginia Satir Series
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Recognizing and Preventing Physical Child Abuse
by Learning Seed
Working with physically abusive parents can be difficult for the new social worker, challenging their feelings of empathy and often eliciting anger. This video offers insight into why parents use physical discipline and provides strategies for keeping children safe.


Part of the 2-video series: Child Abuse and Neglect


Child Abuse and Neglect: 2-Video Series
Learn the signs of child abuse and neglect, as well as how to assess and treat families where it occurs, in this important 2-video set.


Families and Mental Illness: Speaking from Experience
by Sane Australia
Hear several caretakers talk candidly about their family members' mental illness and how they have found support in their most challenging times.


Chelsea: Surrendered to the State
by Calamari Productions
After countless failed efforts, a mother makes the difficult decision to turn over custody of her volatile nine-year-old daughter to the state in an effort to get her the help she needs.

Part of the 3-video series: Children in Crisis


Joshua: When Anger Turns to Violence
by Calamari Productions
Get an unprecedented look inside the juvenile justice system as you watch a thirteen-year-old boy's real juvenile hearing after assaulting his mother.

Part of the 3-video series: Children in Crisis


Anorexia: What Therapists and Parents Need to Know
by Lisa Sabey and Robert Blair
Anorexia is the third most common chronic illness among US adolescents, but it has the highest mortality rate of any mental illness. In this video about the devastating impact of anorexia on parents, see how Family-Based Therapy (FBT) actively engages parents in effective treatment.


Assessment and Engagement in Family Therapy
by Monica McGoldrick
Whether you’re new to family therapy or seeing a new family client, you need a clear and effective framework to navigate this often treacherous terrain. In this new video, legendary family therapist and genogram innovator Monica McGoldrick demonstrates how to engage and assess a family in the initial stage of treatment.
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A Family at the Point of Growth
by Virginia Satir
Hone your clinical skills by watching one of family therapy’s most esteemed personalities in action. In this video, Virginia Satir consults with a family in the aftermath of a teenage brother’s assault of his sister.

Part of the 5-video series: The Virginia Satir Series
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Triangles and Family Therapy: Strategies and Solutions
by Monica McGoldrick
In this new video, expert family therapist and genogram innovator Monica McGoldrick illustrates the concept of triangles and how “detriangling” can lead to powerful healing within families.