Family Ties That Bind: A Self-Help Guide to Change Through Family of Origin Therapy


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Published USA, 1984. 4th edition 2013
None of us really has a choice about whether to deal with our families or not. Our early experiences with our famlies are bound to repeat in our present lives with different characters and in different contexts. Dr. Ronald Richardson`s popular title, now in its fourth printing, outlines family-of-origin work which seeks to change self-defeating behaviours. He explains how families function and what we can do to change the way we act in them, and with other people. Exercises and questions are abundant.

Families Are Strange Creatures
Closeness and Distance Among Family Members
Dealing with Differences
How to Be True to Yourself and Still Have Friends
Triangles in Relationships
Birth Order and Gender Position in the Family of Origin
Doing the Work

Ron Richardson was a marriage counsellor and family therapist for 20 years in the USA until his retirement in 1996.
Paperback. 142 pages

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