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EP05 Point/Counterpoint 18 - Being Old - Mary Goulding, MSW

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Point/Counterpoint Sessions |  Aging and Mortality |  Psychotherapy |  Family Therapy
Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Evolution of Psychotherapy 2005
Mary Goulding, MSW |  Salvador Minuchin, MD
1 Hour 19 Minutes
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Original Program Date:
Dec 10, 2005
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With discussant Salvador Minuchin. The emotional problems, physical impairments, financial difficulties and, especially, how does someone nearing death cope with the belief that the world has become so much less caring and altruistic than it was in much of the previous century.

Educational Objectives:

  1. To describe how to plan for a life one can be proud of.
  2. To describe how to teach clients to question their firmest assumptions. 

*Sessions may be edited for content and to preserve confidentiality*



Mary Goulding, MSW's Profile

Mary Goulding, MSW Related Seminars and Products

Mary Goulding, MSW, is one of the leading exponents of Transactional Analysis. Along with her husband Robert Goulding, she developed an approach called Redecision therapy which synthesizes Transactional Analysis and Gestalt. Together they founded the Western Institute for Group and Family Therapy in Watsonville, California, and co-authored two professional books about their approach. There is also an edited volume about the Redecision model. Mary has served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the International Transactional Analysis Association and is a Teaching Member of that organization. Her M.S.W. was granted in 1960 from the School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley.

Salvador Minuchin, MD's Profile

Salvador Minuchin, MD Related Seminars and Products

Salvador Minuchin, MD, developed Structural Family Therapy, which addresses problems within a family by charting the relationships between family members, or between subsets of family. He was Director of the Philadelphia Child Guidance Clinic. Although it was minimally staffed when he began, under his tutelage the Clinic grew to become one of the most modeled and respected child guidance facilities in the world.  In 1981, Minuchin began his own family therapy center in New York. After his retirement in 1996, the center was renamed the Minuchin Center. Dr. Minuchin is the author of many notable books, including many classics. His latest is Mastering Family Therapy: Journeys of Growth and Transformation. In 2007, a survey of 2,600 practitioners named Minuchin as one of the ten most influential therapists of the past quarter-century.