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EP85 Clinical Presentation 18 - Virginia Interviewing a Family (Video & Discussion) - Virginia M. Satir, ACSW

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Clinical Presentations |  Virginia Satir |  Interviewing |  Psychotherapy |  Family Therapy |  Burnout |  Metaphors |  Therapist Development
Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Evolution of Psychotherapy 1985
Virginia Satir, MA, ACSW
Course Levels:
Master Degree or Higher in Health-Related Field
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Dec 14, 1985
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Educational Objectives:

  1. To deepen, broaden and heighten therapist sensitivity and cognitive perception through use of humor and metaphor as treatment interventions
  2. To know how to avoid therapist burnout 

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For almost forty years, Virginia Satir has practiced and taught psychotherapy. One of the founders of family therapy, she has co-authored four books and authored five. Additionally, there are a number of books about her approach. She was recipient of the Distinguished Family Therapy Award from the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy. 

Satir wass the co-founder of the Mental Research Institute. She wass past president of the Association of Humanistic Psychology and has a number of honorary doctorates. Her master's degree was granted in 1948 from the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration.