Virginia Satir, M.A., A.C.S.W.
Virginia M. Satir, M.A., A.C.S.W.
For almost forty years, Virginia Satir has practiced and taught psychotherapy. One of the founders of family therapy, she has co-authored four books and authored five. Additionally, there are a number of books about her approach. She is recipient of the Distinguished Family Therapy Award from the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy.
Satir is the co-founder of the Mental Research Institute. She is past president of the Association of Humanistic Psychology and has a number of honorary doctorates. Her master's degree was granted in 1948 from the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration.