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EP85 Workshop 13 - Co-Therapy of Ambulatory Psychotogenic Family - Carl A. Whitaker, MD

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Workshops |  Family Therapy |  Psychotherapy
Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Evolution of Psychotherapy 1985
Carl Whitaker, MD
2 Hours 38 Minutes
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Original Program Date:
Dec 12, 1985
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Edited video of thirty-five hours of family therapy conducted along with co-therapist, David Keith. Psychotic episode occurred in the father and three sibs but not in the mother.

Educational Objectives:

  1. To know the use of co-therapy and when to employ it
  2. To list the characteristics of a psychotogenic family
  3. To show how consultation in the therapy interview aids the therapists and the patients
  4. To describe how co-therapy resembles the two parent family 

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



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Carl Whitaker, MD, was an American physician and psychotherapy pioneer family therapist. Whitaker is most well-known for acknowledging the role of the entire family in the therapeutic process. He is the founder of experiential family therapy, or the symbolic-experiential approach to therapy. Rather than scapegoating one family member or even a specific family problem, experiential family therapy looks at the entire family system. Several other approaches to family therapy have drawn heavily from Whitaker's theories.