Whither Family Therapy?
This film covers the fascination of discovery at the birth and development of family therapy, blending the systems and views of Gregory Bateson with the ideas of Milton H. Erickson, M.D. on hypnosis and therapy as well as Zen.
Haley's original and enduring contribution is his brief directive therapy to solve problems, which is of interest to mental health students, colleagues, parents, and educators who are grappling with a rapidly changing mental health care mileau. Included is material from 40 years of interviews, seminars, and cases leading to family therapy issues of the 1990s by one of its founders. VD-51338 (50 minutes).
Also available in PAL format.