Bateson's Research Team and the Palo Alto Group (Jackson, Haley, Weakland, Fry, and Watzlawick) developed Communication Theory. Grounded in 65 years of research, Interactional Focused Clinical Approaches, derived form Communication Theory offer a radically alternative paradigm for understanding human behavior and evoking change. These essential premises and practical interventions techniques will be described.
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Wendel A. Ray, Ph.D, is Hammond Endowed Professor of Education and Professor of Family System Theory in the Marriage & Therapy Program, at The University of Louisiana-Monroe (ULM). The former Director of the Mental Research Institute (MRI) in Palo Alto, California, as well as a former member of the MRI Brief Therapy Center, and the MRI Strategic Family Therapy Project, Dr. Ray continues to serve as an MRI Senior Research Fellow.