From Origins and Originality – Family Therapy and the European Idea.- From Pragmatics to Complexity: Developments and Perspectives of Systemic Psychotherapy.- The Story of an Encounter: The Systemic Approach at the Heart of Innovative Clinical Practice.- Time: An A-theoretical Framework for Therapy and Healing.- Steps to an Ultramodern Family Therapy.- From Networks to Resonance – The Life Journey of a Family Therapist.- Families, Therapists and Nodal Thirds.- Fascinating Interfaces and Systems: Integrating Biology, Psychology and Social Sciences in Teaching, Therapy and Coaching.- Systemic Theory and Narratives of Attachment: Integration, Formulation and Development Over Time.- How to Give a Voice to Children in Family Therapy. Blind and Mute Family Sculpting in the Training of Family Therapists.- A Multi-level, Multi-focal, Multi-voiced Journey: Not Without Family Therapy – Not With Family Therapy Alone.- Virtual Relations and Globalized Families – The Genogram 4.0 Interview.- Innovations in Family Therapy and Systemic Practice.-
Maria Borcsa, Dipl.-Psych., PhD, is a Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Applied Sciences in Nordhausen, Germany. She is also a Licensed Psychological Psychotherapist and family therapist, trainer and supervisor. She has been board member of the Systemic Society (Systemische Gesellschaft), German Association for Systemic Research, Therapy, Supervision and Counselling; member and board member of the European Family Therapy Association (EFTA) (2007-2016), Chair of the Chamber of National Family Therapy Organizations of EFTA (2010-2013), and President of EFTA (2013-2016). Dr. Borcsa is also a founding member of the Institute for Social Medicine, Health Care Research and Rehabilitation Sciences at University of Nordhausen; Co-editor of the scientific journals “Systeme” (2001 -2014) and “Psychotherapie im Dialog” (2007-2018), member of the Editorial Board of the journals “Testing, Psychometrics, Methodology in Applied Psychology”, “Contemporary Family Therapy”, Associate Editor of the “Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy” and Advisory Editor of “Family Process”.
Peter Stratton, PhD, Dip Psychotherapy, FBPsS, is an Emeritus Professor of Family Therapy. He is a Systemic Family Therapist and developmental psychologist with broad research interests and involvement in statutory processes that affect families. His research includes development of an outcome measure for families in therapy (the SCORE project); the effects of basing training on concepts of active learning and the dialogical construction of self; attributional analyses of family causal beliefs and blaming; applications of systemic science to family wellbeing. He is Joint Editor of the journal Human Systems; Chair of European Family Therapy Association Research Committee and recently Academic and Research Development Officer for the Association for Family Therapy and Chair of the UKCP Research Faculty. Founding Director of Leeds Family Therapy and Research Centre and Managing Director of The Psychology Business Ltd.
• The story of an encounter: the systemic approach at the heart of innovative clinical practice.
Origins and Originality in Family Therapy and Systemic Practice offers practitioners and other professionals particularly interested in family therapy practice timely, ethical tools for enhancing their work.
Explores the origins and future of family therapy and systemic practice
Addresses a wide range of disciplines that are working with families and other systems