You can be more effective in coping with changes that come your way if you understand what makes change so unsettling and what you can do to expedite your progress to a new steady state. And you can be more effective in helping others cope with change if you understand what throws them out of balance and what you can do to help them restore a sense of balance.

This chapter presents the Satir change model as a framework for helping yourself and others through change.

The components of this model are:

1 Old status quo: the current normal.

2 Foreign element: the disrupting force.

3 Chaos: the reaction to a foreign element.

4 Transforming ideas: the way out of chaos.

5 Practice and integration: the ...

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