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EP85 Invited Address 06a - Going Behind the Obvious - The Psychotherapeutic Journey - Virginia M. Satir, ACSW

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Invited Addresses |  Psychotherapy |  Virginia Satir
Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Evolution of Psychotherapy 1985
Virginia Satir, MA, ACSW |  Erving Polster, PhD
1 Hour 22 Minutes
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Original Program Date:
Dec 13, 1985
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Educational Objectives:

  1. To list the basic tenets of the presenter's approach
  2. To describe therapy and its relevance to our society

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



Virginia Satir, MA, ACSW's Profile

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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.

Erving Polster, PhD's Profile

Erving Polster, PhD Related Seminars and Products

Erving Polster, Ph.D in clinical psychology, is the Director of The Gestalt Institute of San Diego, and the author of several important books, including Gestalt Therapy Integrated, Every Person's Life is Worth a Novel, and From the Radical Center: The Heart of Gestalt Therapy, as well as dozens of articles and chapters. Erving has authored 6 books. In his current writings, he offers perspectives and designs for a communal application of psychotherapy principles. He also describes and celebrates a powerful contemporary momentum for people-at-large to join together in the search for personal and social enlightenment.