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The Legacy of Unresolved Loss - A Family Systems Approach with Monica McGoldrick
Family therapy is well known for understanding the symptoms of the identified patient within the context of the larger family system. Monica McGoldrick has been a pioneering voice in extending the power of family therapy even further, helping us see…
A House Divided - Structural Therapy with a Black Family with Harry Aponte
In this involving session, Harry Aponte helps a family look un-defensively at the things that are not working in their relationships. The family originally comes into therapy seeking help for their ten-year-old son who has been caught stealing. Aponte asks…
Bowenian Family Therapy with Philip Guerin
Part of the Series: Family Therapy with the Experts Series
Pam is a 32-year-old woman who lives at home with her parents, Adrian and Judy, and doesn't have many friends. She clearly has some sort of developmental disability, but Adrian and Judy don't understand why Pam is so angry and…
Structural Family Therapy with Harry Aponte
Part of the Series: Family Therapy with the Experts Series
Adrian and Judy are skeptical about therapy. They have been to several therapists to try to understand their daughter Pam's anger, and are frustrated with the lack of improvement in Pam's behavior. Finally, in this session with Aponte, they are…
Solution-Oriented Family Therapy with Bill O'Hanlon
Part of the Series: Family Therapy with the Experts Series
How do people get happy? That is the question that inspired pioneer Bill O'Hanlon to become a therapist and devote his life to respectfully and effectively helping people change through Solution-Oriented Therapy. Unlike many therapies that tend to focus on…
Narrative Family Therapy with Stephen Madigan
Part of the Series: Family Therapy with the Experts Series
Beginning with the premise that 'the problem is the problem, the person is not the problem,' Madigan guides the viewer on an intriguing journey through the foundational narrative therapy techniques such as externalization and re-authoring conversations. By asking a series…
Of Rocks and Flowers: Dealing with the Abuse of Children
Part of the Series: The Virginia Satir Series
Family therapy can be challenging to navigate for a host of clinical reasons, and therapists can quickly find themselves feeling ungrounded and at a loss for effective interventions--especially when child abuse is present. Watch renowned therapist Virginia Satir conduct an…
Integrative Family Therapy with Kenneth V. Hardy
Part of the Series: Family Therapy with the Experts Series
The family is in a real crisis: Nineteen-year-old Erica was recently arrested and jailed for smashing her boyfriend's car window with a baseball bat, and her mother is understandably very concerned. Watch as Hardy creates a nonjudgmental space for both…
Internal Family Systems Therapy with Richard Schwartz
Part of the Series: Couples Therapy with the Experts Series
Schwartz's approach helps individuals gain a sense of self-leadership over the parts of themselves that they are struggling with. In this session, Schwartz helps Loren and Kathy examine the parts of themselves that are causing problems in their marriage. Loren…
Object-Relations Family Therapy with Jill and David Scharff
Part of the Series: Family Therapy with the Experts Series
How can Object-Relations theory be applied to family therapy? Judy, Adrian, and Pam (their 32 year-old daughter) are stuck. They don't understand why Pam--who still lives at home--is so uncooperative. In this live session with Jill and David Scharff, this…
I'd Hear Laughter: Finding Solutions for the Family with Insoo Kim Berg
Children and teenagers are all to often the scapegoat to a family's troubles and the impetus for a family to enter therapy. In this video, Insoo Kim Berg shows us how to help a family come together as a whole…
Tres Madres: Structural Therapy with an Anglo/Hispanic Family - with Harry Aponte
In this absorbing session, Aponte helps a family unravel the layers of resentment and self-protection that have been getting in the way of closeness with one another. The family originally comes into therapy seeking help for their eight year old…
Family Systems Therapy with Kenneth Hardy
Part of the Series: Psychotherapy with the Experts Series
For Kenneth Hardy, it is imperative to move therapy beyond a strict individualistic approach, focusing instead on how clients influence and are influenced by their relationships and larger social contexts. In this video, Hardy works with a client who's efforts…
Adlerian Family Therapy with James Bitter
Part of the Series: Family Therapy with the Experts Series
Carol and Glenn are the parents of three young children and are struggling with a problem that most parents and therapists are all too familiar with: their kids don't listen! With playfulness and humor, Bitter skillfully uncovers the goals that…
Experiential Family Therapy with Carl Whitaker
Learn from groundbreaking family therapist Carl Whitaker as he conducts two riveting and instructive initial interviews with a family seeking treatment for their son's ADHD. You can't help but be awed and inspired as you watch this true master in…
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Blended Family with a Troubled Boy
Part of the Series: The Virginia Satir Series
Golden Triad Films is proud to present Virginia Satir, a family therapist, interviewing a a blended family with a troubled boy. A family composed of a stepfather, a mother, and her two children.
Adolescent Family Therapy with Janet Sasson Edgette
Part of the Series: Child Therapy with the Experts Series
Parents and therapists often fallinto the same traps with teenagers: getting into power struggles, coming across as phony, and not setting limits. Janet Sasson Edgette shows us how to be candid and real with adolescents rather than fighting for control…
Satir Family Therapy with Jean McLendon
Part of the Series: Family Therapy with the Experts Series
Watch Jean McLendon, one of the foremost practitioners of Virginia Satir's approach to family therapy, in this touching live session with Janice, a single mother, and her eleven-year-old son, John. Learn the essence of the Satir method as McLendon elegantly…
Empowerment Family Therapy with Frank Pittman
Part of the Series: Family Therapy with the Experts Series
Pittman begins by laying the foundation for his light-hearted, playful approach to the serious endeavor of helping families in crisis. Then you'll observe him work with Susan and Tom, a married couple who disagrees about how to parent Tom's ten-year-old…
My Kids Don't Appreciate Me - REBT with a Single Mother with Janet Wolfe
Part of the Series: REBT in Action Series
Janice has worked hard to improve her situation for herself and her four children. She left an abusive relationship, obtained her GED, re-entered the workforce and gotten off general assistance. Now she struggles with the age-old dilemma so many parents…