Anne Peretz, an acclaimed family therapist, takes on a spellbinding journey through the pages of “Opening Up: The Parenting Journey.” With a rich background in family therapy and a deep commitment to empowering struggling families, she founded the Parenting Journey program in the mid-1980s.
In this eye-opening book, Peretz shares her experiences and insights gained while working in public housing projects, laying the foundation for the Parenting Journey program. Her journey is marked by innovative techniques and therapeutic interventions that have touched the lives of thousands of families across the United States, Burundi, Guatemala, South Africa, and Argentina. Awards and recognition from prestigious organizations attest to Peretz’s impactful work in addressing the challenges faced by families in need.
“Opening Up: The Parenting Journey” demonstrate as proof of the struggles and triumphs of families facing poverty, domestic abuse, racism, and neighborhood violence.
The author, along with a talented team, guides these families through the Parenting Journey program, helping them break harmful habits and discover their strengths to create healthier environments for their children.
Readers can expect a narrative that challenges preconceived notions about family dynamics. Through the voices of the families who have participated in the Parenting Journey program, the book sheds light on how seemingly insurmountable challenges can be overcome with mutual respect, compassion, and a strength-based orientation
The book shares a unique perspective on inter-generational relationships and patterns, emphasizing the strengths inherent in families. Through excerpts, readers will gain important insights into lessons learned from the therapeutic group program, leaving them with practical takeaways for their own lives.
As Anne Peretz narrates the story of the Parenting Journey, she invites readers to reflect on the personal and systemic injustices at the root of many societal issues. “Opening Up: The Parenting Journey” is not just a book; it is a call to action to rebuild communities through respect, compassion, and understanding.
To begin on this journey and gain access to its lessons, readers are encouraged to secure their copy of “Opening Up: The Parenting Journey.”