Virginia Satir, MSSA, (1916–1988) was an American psychotherapist, lecturer, and author. Considered the “Mother of Family Therapy,” Satir is internationally known for her approach to family therapy and for developing a psychological model called the Virginia Satir Change Process Model, which has been widely adopted to explain how change affects organizations.
Virginia Satir was one of the pioneers of family therapy. She was also a major source of NLP patterns and distinctions. In 1985 she presented a morning and afternoon keynote address to the National Association for NLP in Denver, Colorado.
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