• Maurizio Andolfi


The practice of giving instructions to patients is a form of behavior at least as ancient as the concept of healing itself. Although it is often difficult to recognize—and to accept—that therapeutic relationships are directive, there is no doubt that all types of therapy are fundamentally directive.


Family Therapy Family System Family Group Contextual Task Therapeutic System 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Maurizio Andolfi
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  1. 1.Italian Society for Family TherapyRomeItaly

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