To know how family systems therapy helps therapists to construct effective interventions
To help psychotherapists keep an open mind to science
To help psychotherapists assist patients to form clear choices in their interactions
To trace the development of therapeutic language from interpretation to injunctions
To show the effect that this evolution has had on the idea of "reality adaptation," highlight the "as if" nature of our interpretations
Invited Address Session 5 - Part 1 - Transactional Analysis and Redecision: A Short-Term, Focused Approach to Change featuring Mary M. Goulding, MSW.
With discussant Jeffrey K Zeig, PhD.
Moderated by Theodore Reid, Jr, MD.
To describe outcome and followup data regarding psychotherapy that are rapid and durable
To describe a systemic framework that can demystify certain confusing (and confused) issues pertaining to theory and practice
To describe how action is an inherent form of the human organism more basic than speech
To know how action is relevant as a form of psychotherapy which ties the individual to the group