First published in 1995. Finally we have a book that addresses what research and common sense tell us: children who dysfunction do it as a result of the systems in which they reside. Although the data has been available, professionals have not been willing to broaden their therapeutic circles and theoretical frameworks in order to change their professional practices. The exciting thing about Enlarging the Therapeutic Circle is that it will make a real impact The authors present a strong rationale for ecosystemic intervention and a realistic discussion of the types of school and family resistance. The authors have practiced this approach for over 25 years in a variety of settings and truly understand what they are presenting.