TITLE

Foot on the Gas, Foot on the Brake

AUTHOR(S)
Sachs, Brad
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Psychotherapy Networker Magazine;Sep/Oct2009, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the role of family therapists in helping families with reluctant young adults (RYAs), who cannot make the transition from home-centered adolescent to independent adult. According to the author, the first job of clinicians are to convince parents and young adults to focus initially on developmental grief, the mourning that is necessary part of leaving one stage of life behind. Moreover, clinicians are also involved in nudging RYAs from their fears bout becoming independent.
ACCESSION #
44806377

 

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