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EP90 Workshop 16 - Family Games: What They Are and How to Avoid Them - Mary Goulding, MSW

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Workshops |  Family Therapy |  Psychotherapy
Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Evolution of Psychotherapy 1990
Mary Goulding, MSW
1 Hour 30 Minutes
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Original Program Date:
Dec 13, 1990
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This workshop will demonstrate how to live in a family without being caught up in the family's pathological system. Participants will learn an eight-step program for dealing successfully with their own family's Games, and thereby learn to live more happily and intimately within their family structures. Therapy demonstration plus practice exercises.

Educational Objectives:

  1. To learn three common roles in family Games and how to switch roles to defuse a Game
  2. To learn to change the Game pay-off in order to promote healing 

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



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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.