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Family Secrets The Path from Shame to Healing

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ISBN-10: 0553374982

ISBN-13: 9780553374988

Edition: N/A

Authors: John Bradshaw

List price: $18.00
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All families have secrets.  Some secrets are healthy.  But others--those John Bradshaw calls "dark secrets"--limit the wholeness and freedom of every member of the family, often generation after generation. John Bradshaw's compelling new book takes us into the heart of the family's mysterious power to impact our lives.  It ex-plores how secrets are created, how they influence us (even if we don't know they exist), and the risks we take in exploring them. At the core of Family Secrets is a step-by-step guide to uncovering the secrets of the past and present, using a tool called the genogram to chart key relationships.  Through many fascinating examples, this unique book shows how to…    
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/1/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

John Elliot Bradshaw was born in Houston, Texas on June 29, 1933. He received a bachelor's degree in sacred theology and a master's degree in philosophy from the University of Toronto. He taught at the University of St. Thomas for a year. In 1964, just days before he was to be ordained, he left the Basilian Order. He eventually checked himself into an alcohol-treatment program at a state hospital in Austin. On being released, he returned to Houston and attended Alcoholics Anonymous meetings daily for the next three years. He soon began teaching adult Sunday school classes at Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church and working with addicts in the church's drug-abuse program. He also appeared on…