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News Flash: “Effects of the Satir Model on Mental Health: A Randomized Controlled Trial”

News Flash: “Effects of the Satir Model on Mental Health: A Randomized Controlled Trial”

CONGRATULATIONS to Way Kwok-Wai LAU, Pamela Pui-Yu LEUNG, and Catherine Lai-Ping CHUNG

for their article the

“Effects of the Satir Model on Mental Health: A Randomized Controlled Trial”

It has been accepted for publication in the Research on Social Work Practice Journal.

In the study, the role of self-transformation in relation to affect and mental health problems was examined. The measuring instrument used for the research was the Perceived Self-Transformation Scale. (PSTS-17).

The findings support the effectiveness of the Satir Growth Model-based intervention. The Satir experiential workshop brought about positive influences toward participants’ mental well-being and self-transformation, leading to an ameliorating of negative affect-induced mental health problems. You are invited to browse it for more details:

http://hksatir.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/41/2019/01/Effects-of-the-Satir-Model-on-Mental-Health-A-Randomized-Controlled-Trial-Accepted-2.pdf

If you are interested in the Perceived Self-Transformation Scale (PSTS-17), please click below link for your reference. This is a validated scale that measures the concept of transformation in the Satir transformational systemic therapy, and has been published in the academic journal, Contemporary Family Therapy, in 2018. It is a reliable and valid measure for the constructs of self-transformation in Chinese cohort in Hong Kong.

https://link.springer.com/epdf/10.1007/s10591-018-9477-7?author_access_token=hGLwosnXiWcjO3rAN_kY-Pe4RwlQNchNByi7wbcMAY71c4Xz_-bPCnb8FmCAcgJJ5BCEacry03Ys9S2Chjt7cjojIBdwufDLQa2j8ifHvKxEe__n6sftsbchmi-kxm9usPWAiuXe106-USMkfcMHFw%3D%3D