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Community Pulse - April 4, 2007

Communications theorist Paul Watzlawick dies

A world leader in studying how humans communicate, he spent many years at Palo Alto's Mental Research Institute, wrote 18 books and 150-plus articles and chapters

by Jay Thorwaldson

Paul Watzlawick, Ph.D., who in the 1970s emerged as a world leader in the esoteric theoretical field of how humans communicate on multiple levels as well as practical approaches to family therapy and general psychotherapy, died Saturday at his home, with his wife, Vera, after a lengthy illness.

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Posted by Gilda Flores A
a resident of another community
on Feb 2, 2009 at 4:25 pm

It is a sad loss. He leaves a great contribution to the systemic field. My thoughts are with his family in this difficult time.
Gilda from London (KCC student)


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