If you have a troubled marriage, a troubled child, a troubled self, if youre in therapy or think that theres no help for your predicament, The Family Crucible will give you insights . . . that are remarkably fresh and helpful.New York Times Book Review The classic groundbreaking book on family therapy by acclaimed experts Augustus Y. Napier, Ph.D., and Carl Whitaker, M.D. This extraordinary book presents scenarios of one familys therapy experience and explains what underlies each encounter. You will discover the general patterns that are common to all familiesstress, polarization and escalation, scapegoating, triangulation, blaming, and the diffusion of identityand you will gain a vivid understanding of the intriguing field of family therapy.
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