Giuliana Prata was a medical doctor practicing psychiatry in Milan, Italy. She is one of the originators of the Milan systemic approach and, later, one of the four second-generation Milan group members. She authored two books: A systemic jolt to “family game”: The new method, in 1977, and A systemic harpoon into family games: Preventative interventions in family therapy, in 1988. She also co-authored one book with colleagues of the Milan group – and several journal articles. Her works were first published in Italian then later translated to English, French, and Spanish.
Guiliana Prata was a practicing psychiatrist in Milan, Italy, during the 1960s. In 1967, she became one of the eight original psychiatrists of the Milan group lead by Mara Selvini-Palazzoli. This original Milan group disbanded in 1971, leaving Prata, along with Selvini-Palazzoli, Luigi Boscolo, and Gianfranco Cecchin, to form the second-generation Milan Group. The group opened...
- Boscolo, L., Checchin, G., Hoffman, L., & Penn, P. (1987). Milan systemic family therapy: Conversations in theory and practice. New York: Basic Books.Google Scholar
- Prata, G. (1988). A systemic jolt to “family game”: The new method. Helsinki: Valtion.Google Scholar
- Prata, G. (1990). A systemic harpoon into family games: Preventative interventions in family therapy. New York: Brunner/Mazel.Google Scholar