CAHSS Faculty Articles

Title

Salvador Minuchin, MD: Innovator and Challenger

Department

Department of Family Therapy

Publication Date

12-2017

Publication Title

Journal of Systemic Therapies

ISSN or ISBN

1195-4396

Volume

36

Issue

4

First Page

16

Last Page

22

Abstract

Salvador Minuchin, MD, was one of the most influential figures in the field of family therapy. Upon the recent date of his passing, he left an immense legacy to the family therapy community. He created the Structural family therapy school of therapy, which was one of the most utilized models in the field. However, what was even more significant was his therapeutic style, which developed out of his various life experiences. This introduction to the special section explores the connection between Minuchin's life and his theoretical and clinical style as a family therapist and concludes with a brief discussion of the articles in the special section.

DOI

10.1521/jsyt.2017.36.4.16

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