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IC11 Workshop 36 - MRI Brief Therapy - John Weakland and Richard Fisch at Work - Wendel Ray, PhD

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Erickson Congress |  Erickson Congress 2011
Wendel Ray, PhD
59 Minutes
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Original Program Date:
Dec 07, 2011
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John Weakland & Richard Fisch’s MRI Brief Therapy is among the most effective & influential models in use today. Original writings and clinical recordings will be used to outline Weakland & Fisch’s contributions to interactional theory and therapy. MRI Brief Therapy conceptual framework and clinical techniques for competency based brief therapy will be demonstrated.

Educational Objectives:

  1. Articulate the basic problem formation/attempted solution framework and related concepts of Weakland and Fisch’s MRI brief therapy.
  2. Demonstrate a working understanding of therapeutic strategies for evoking change pioneered by Weakland and Fisch in the practice of effective brief therapy.

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



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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.