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The Satir Journal
Volume 5 Number 1$10 Read More
Volume 5 Number 1
The True Genius of Virginia Satir – Steve Andreas
An Example of the Use of Self in Satir-Based Family Therapy – Sandy Novak
Relational Self-Esteem Pot: A Satir intervention in family therapy - Paul R. Springer and Marie A. Wheeler
Transformation in the Sand Tray: Examples of the Satir Model in sand tray therapy - Madeleine De Little
Fear, Helplessness, and Rage: An excerpt from a discourse by Virginia Satir - transcribed and edited by Jennifer Nagel.
Meditation: Love and Light - Carolyn Nesbitt, Ph.D., R. Psych.
Book review: Personal Alchemy: The Art of Satir Family Reconstruction by Maria Gomori with Eleanor Adaskin;
Reviewed by Kathlyne Maki-Banmen
Volume 4 Number 1Single Volumes Sold Out Out of stock Read More
Volume 4 Number 1
Forgiveness as Therapy in the Satir Model – John Banmen, R. Psych.
Applying the Satir Model of Counseling in Mainland China: Illustrated with Case Studies – Yang Li, M.Ec. and Lou Vivian W. Q. Ph.D.
Development and Validity of the Congruence Scale Based on Satir’s Growth Model - Mun-Jeong Ko and Bong-Whan Kim
The Self: Refections on its Nature and Structure According to the Satir Model - Stuart Piddocke, LLB, Ph.D.
Dead Kids Talking: Youth Suicide Prevention using Satir Transformational Systemic Therapy - James William Smith, M.A.
Insights – A Series of Meditations from Virginia Satir: Self-Esteem Maintenance Kit – Carolyn Nesbitt, Ph.D., R. Psych.
Volume 3 Number 3$10 Read More
Volume 3 Number 3
Virginia Satir: The Seed Model Part II – transcribed by Moira Haagen; edited by Steve Bentheim, PH.D.
REFLECTIONS: The Oral History of Virginia Satir: An Interview with Jane Gerber, M.S.W. – C. Jesse Carlock, PH.D.
Insights – Ingredients of Our Internal Process: A Series of Meditations from Virginia Satir – Carolyn Nesbitt, Ph.D., R. Psych.
Volume 3 Number 2$10 Read More
Volume 3 Number 2
Enhancing Personal Growth for Social Work Students: Using the Satir Model – Dr. Lou Vivian, W.Q.
Using the Satir Family Tools to Reduce Burnout in Family Caregivers – Catherine Caston, Ph.D, APRN, CNS
The Satir Model With Female Adult Survivors Of Childhood Sexual Abuse – Anne Morrison and Judy Ferris
Integrating Wilber: A Therapist’s Refections on the Integral Theories of Ken Wilber – Steve Bentheim, P H.D.
Insights – THE SEED MODEL, Part I – Transcribed Moira E. Haagen Edited by Steve Bentheim, Jesse Carlock and Angela Mandzuk
Being in Charge of Self: A Series of Meditations from Virginia Satir – Assembled by Carolyn Nesbitt, Ph.D., R. Psych.
Volume 3 Number 1$10 Read More
Volume 3 Number 1
Satir Model Developmental Phases – Dr. John Banmen, R. Psych
How Do We View Our Clients in Couples Therapy? – Max Innes, Ph.D. RMFT
The Satir Model and Emotionally Focused Therapy:A Response to Lorrie Brubacher – Page J. Littlewood, M.S., M.F.T.A
My Father, My Client: The Hidden Power and Influence of the Therapists" Family of Origin on Clinical Work – Marilyn Wolf, M.Ed., LPC, LCAS
Metaphor And The Satir Therapist – Sassona (Sony) Baron M.A.,R.C.C
Insights – Virginia Satir: A Short Story – Dr. John Banmen, R. Psych., RMFT
Love Before the Ashes: A Story from the Holocaust – Stephen Buckbee, M.Ed., LMSW
Volume 2 Number 3$10 Read More
Volume 2 Number 3
Effects of Individual Psychotherapy using the Satir Model on an Alcohol-Dependent and Depressed Patient – Soontaree Srikosai, M.Edu., M.N.S., A.P.N.
Building Healthy Self Identity in Gays and Lesbians: A Satir Approach – C. Jesse Carlock, PH.D.
Adventure-Based Therapy with At-Risk Youth Using the Satir Model – Klaus Klein, M.A., R.C.C.
Insights – Book Review: A Psycho-spiritual Approach to Christian Spiritual Direction Based on the Satir Model of Therapy– Ekman P.C. Tam
Volume 2 Number 2$10 Read More
Volume 2 Number 2
Reflections: the Oral History of Virginia Satir – an Interview with Dr. Bunny Duhl – C. Jesse Carlock, Ph.D.
Therapists’ Experience Using Satir’s Personal Iceberg Metaphor – Wendy Lum, M.A., R.C.C.,R.M.F.T.
A Personal Journey through the Grief and Healing Process with Virginia Satir, Dr. E. KublerRoss, and J. William Worden – Sharon Blevins, M.A. Marriage and Family Therapy
Insights – "Call me an Angel " – Linda E. Roberts
Peace Poster – Dr. Barbara J. Burns
Volume 2 Number 1$10 Read More
Volume 2 Number 1
Suicide Prevention Using the Satir Model – Dr. John Banmen, R. Psych. RMFT
Couple Congruence and Spirituality in the Satir Model: Part II – Dr. Steve Bentheim, Ph.D.
From Caterpillar to Butterfly: Action Research Study of a Satir-Based Women’s Program in Taiwan – Dr. Yang Pei, Ph.D.
Insights – An Aboriginal Experience of Transformation – John (“Jack”) B. McDonald
"Goals for Me" Satir Poster – Dr. Barbara J. Burns
Volume 1 Number 3$10 Read More
Volume 1 Number 3
Satir in the Sand Tray: Facilitating Peace Within – Susan Ford, M.S.W., R.S.W.
Couple Congruence and Spirituality in the Satir Model: Part I – Dr. Steve Bentheim, Ph.D.
Creating Satir-based training for children with ADHD: A report of challenge and growth – Gundalf Strehl, L. Psyc.
Satir’s Internal Process, Self-Esteem and Non-Defensive Responses to Threat – Stanley J. Gross, Ed. D.
Insights – Reconstructing a Company – Eileen Strider
"The Seven P's " Satir Poster – Jean McLendon, MSW, Dr. Barbara J. Burns
Volume 1 Number 2Single Volumes Sold Out Out of stock Read More
Volume 1 Number 2
Self-Empowerment for Women Experiencing Spousal Violence: Study of the Residential Program of the Good Shepherd Centre of Singapore – Susan Chia Sok Hia, MA. (Pastoral Leadership), SRN
“If Depression is the Solution, What are the Problems?” – Dr. John Banmen, R.Psych., RMFT
An Analysis of Satir Transformational Systemic Therapy in the Korean Worldview – Dr. Young Ae Kim, PH.D.
Creating the Field of Social Work in Post-Soviet Lithuania – Dr. Nijole Liobikiene, Ph.D.
Insights – Sandy & Fred’s Wedding Ceremony
Volume 1 Number 1Single Volumes Sold Out Out of stock Read More
Volume 1 Number 1
From the Satir Model to the I Tao: Reconstructing Family Rules in a Hong Kong Cultural Context – Dr. Grace Y.K. Cheung, PH.D
Alleviating Prejudice and Hate:The Strategies of Virginia Satir – Sandy Novak, MS, MA, LPC
Wheel of Resources: Preventative Assistance for Hurricane Katrina Workers – Jesse Carlock, Ph.D
An Analysis of Published Literature on the Satir Model – Jerry Konecki, M.A
Insights – Charge...!!! – Linda E. Roberts
Cosmic Circle – Linda E. Roberts
Virginia Satir: Meditations$30 Read More
Virginia Satir: Meditations
These meditations were done at a workshops led by Virginia Satir (1916-1988) and reproduced in her own voice. “Everything in my meditations is basic and connected to my teaching of my Growth Model. My meditations are anchors for growth within the Self. Meditations are directed through the intuitive, psychic part of ourselves.” – Virginia Satir.
Don (Studio DVD)$60 Read More
Don (Studio DVD)
This session focuses on resolving the impact of a childhood trauma affecting his present adult life.
Wendy (Studio DVD)$60 Read More
Wendy (Studio DVD)
This session focuses on resolving the impact of hurts and disappointments in past relationships to make room for a new intimate relationship in the present.
Workshop Demonstration - Carl$30 Read More
Workshop Demonstration - Carl
This session, with Dr. John Banmen, focuses on resolving long-term (25 years) clinical depression. The video includes a one year follow up interview with Carl and his wife discussing the changes that have taken place in their lives.
Workshop Demonstration - Colleen$30 Read More
Workshop Demonstration - Colleen
This session, with Kathlyne Maki-Banmen is an internal Parts Party to resolve issues dealing with childhood trauma and self-care.
Workshop Demonstration - Esther$30 Read More
Workshop Demonstration - Esther
This session, with Kathlyne Maki-Banmen, is an internal Parts Party to resolve issues dealing with assertiveness and self-care.
Workshop Demonstration - Klaus$30 Read More
Workshop Demonstration - Klaus
In this transformational therapy session Kathlyne Maki-Banmen uses the Satir Model resolving and transforming the impact of childhood loss freeing him to allow joy into his life.
Workshop Demonstration - Nitza$30 Read More
Workshop Demonstration - Nitza
This session, with Dr. John Banmen, focuses on resolving the impact of childhood abandonment and how it affects relationships in adulthood.
Workshop Demonstration - Sandy$30 Read More
Workshop Demonstration - Sandy
This session, with Dr. John Banmen, focuses on resolving relationship issues from a former marriage and the impact on the client and her young adult children.
Workshop Demonstration - Sharon$30 Read More
Workshop Demonstration - Sharon
This session, with Dr. John Banmen, focuses on resolving family of origin issues with adult siblings following the death of their mother.
Workshop Demonstration - Steven$30 Read More
Workshop Demonstration - Steven
This session, with Dr. John Banmen, focuses on resolving an issue involving inability to make a commitment in an intimate relationship. Grief issues are dealt with in the session.
Books and Posters
Guided Meditations and Inspirations by Virginia Satir$21.97 Read More
Guided Meditations and Inspirations by Virginia Satir
These Meditations were originally presented by Virginia Satir at various training and other events and have remained hidden from view since her death in 1988 over thirty years ago. Dr. John Banmen, one of her close friends and colleagues, has edited them.
Virginia Satir used guided meditations as a way of helping a group of people become centered and in touch with the physical, cognitive and intuitive parts of themselves. Her purpose was to help people grow and fully experience their life energy, access their internal resources and connection with the universe.
The Satir Institute of the Pacific is honored and proud to offer this previously unpublished selection of Virginia Satir’s Meditations.
Their relevance and insights are of lasting significance. Careful study of these guided meditations and inspirations will lead the reader to a greater understanding of Virginia Satir’s vision and especially their own capacity of what it means to be more fully human.
Suicide Prevention Using the Satir Model$10 Read More
Suicide Prevention Using the Satir Model
This Booket is based on the suicide prevention training manual John Banmen developed for therapists in Hong Kong which was published in manual form by the Centre for Suicide Prevention and Research at the University of Hong Kong.
Sample Iceberg Process Questions of the Satir Model$10 Read More
Sample Iceberg Process Questions of the Satir Model
This booklet will assist counsellors/therapists help clients go inside and explore their various components of themselves, these process questions are examples of what to ask. They are listed in a linearly fashion within the metaphor of the iceberg from top to bottom.
The Satir Model Family Therapy and Beyond$35 Read More
The Satir Model Family Therapy and Beyond
A pioneer in family Therapy, Virginia Satir was internationally acclaimed as a, therapist, lecturer, trainer, and author. This book represents the evolution of Satir’s ideas over twenty years. In clear, plain terms, it details her theoretical position, her strategy in therapy, and how she tailored her interventions to address people’s particular issues. Its authoritative text is cogent, comprehensive, and warmly inviting. Text used and provided in STST Level I
Meditations of Virginia Satir$35 Read More
Meditations of Virginia Satir
This compilations of meditations takes readers to the farthest reaches of Virginia’s ideas on the complex interplay of mind, body, emotions, and spirit. The book begins with a brief essay by Virginia on how she developed and used meditations to deepen the impact of her more clinical techniques. Starting from the premise that the body is a magnificent temple that houses our human essence, or spirit, she then explored the profound interrelations between body and spirit in a series of moving essays that illuminate and guide. Accompanying the book is a CD recording of Virginia Satir doing a few of her meditations in front of a live audience.
Satir Transformational Systemic Therapy$35 Read More
Satir Transformational Systemic Therapy
Virginia Satir’s approach to therapy helped people change at a deep level, and this book sheds light on how that works. Cross-Cultural counseling, treating suicidal youth, and working with survivors of sexual abuse are featured here, as does the therapist’s use of him- or herself as part of this systemic approach to counseling. Critiquing, developing, and adapting the Satir model characterize chapters in this book.
In Her Own Words: Virginia Satir Selected Papers 1963-1983$15 Read More
In Her Own Words: Virginia Satir Selected Papers 1963-1983
Satir’s broadly encompassing perspective is communicated in this book, through a series of previously published – and never before published – short works that she produced between 1963 and 1983. Presented in chronological order, these pieces give readers a strong sense of her professional evolution, as well as her lively personal voice.
Applications of the Satir Growth Model$25 Read More
Applications of the Satir Growth Model
This book brings to the surface the reality of Satir's continued significance and influence in today's world. Whether it was work within, between, or among, she was ahead of her time in honoring spirituality, focusing on health, appreciating process and valuing that all people have the internal resources for change. These authors reflect the creative possibilities for practitioners who work from the Satir Growth Model and who connect with their clients from a place of knowing what it means to be fully human.
Temperature Reading Booklet$10 Read More
Temperature Reading Booklet
This monograph is based on the chapter by Walter Zahnd called Temperature Reading published in the Application of the Satir Growth Model (2006)
9"x12" Poster of The Personal Iceberg Metaphor of the Satir Model$6 Read More
9"x12" Poster of The Personal Iceberg Metaphor of the Satir Model
9 inches x 12 inches (22.5 cm x 30.5 cm)
24"x36" Large Personal Iceberg Metaphor Poster of the Satir Model$25 Read More
24"x36" Large Personal Iceberg Metaphor Poster of the Satir Model
24 inches x 36 inches (a copy of an original quilt by Coreen Zerr)
Magic in the Muck$25 Read More
Magic in the Muck
This motivating and thought provoking book takes you on a journey of what it means to show up for your life and live it with purpose. From her spouse's journey through cancer, the adventures and misadventures of parenting, and lessons learned from tragedy, you will be taken through your own process of reflection and action steps to make new decisions for your life. Connect more deeply with yourself and others, and open yourself up to the bigger picture of your place in this world. Inspirational and poignant, this book is for anyone who wants to remove and let go of obstacles that are getting in the way of fully living.
Where Word's Can't Reach: Neuroscience and the Satir Model in the Sand Tray 2nd Edition$45 Read More
Where Word's Can't Reach: Neuroscience and the Satir Model in the Sand Tray 2nd Edition
Neuoroscience and Satir in the Sand tray (NSST) is about creating an internal sense of safety for the client. The therapy begins in the sand tray where the client experiences and recognizes the special gifts of his/her presenting behaviors and subsequently is able to transform these no longer useful defense/coping stances into a more integrated/balanced authentic self.