Thinking Like a Family Therapist

  • Henry Grunebaum
  • Richard Chasin
Part of the The Downstate Series of Research in Psychiatry and Psychology book series (DSRPP, volume 3)


This paper will deal with two interrelated subjects; first, the nature of the family therapy training program we have developed in response to the setting in which we work; and second, the theoretical framework which is the cornerstone of our training program. Family therapy training at the Cambridge Hospital exists in what may be thought of as an educational marketplace of ideas and techniques, and in an institution mandated to care for any and all patients who require service. These two forces have caused us to emphasize theory rather than technique in our training program.


Family Therapy Family Therapist Child Psychiatry Community Mental Health Center Family Interaction 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Henry Grunebaum
    • 1
  • Richard Chasin
    • 1
  1. 1.Harvard Medical SchoolCambridgeUSA

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