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Family Therapy

same way as any other behavior | Causes:learnedTreatments: therapy | Cognitivesuggests that faulty thinking or distorted perceptions can contribute to some types of psychological disorders | Causes:disorderTreatments:counseling | Humanisticability to fulfill their potential, abnormal behavior results from person's potential and self-concept | Causes:How they are bornTreatments:Drug treatment | Part 2. Chapter 13 - What type of therapy? Identify the type of psychotherapy represented by each...

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Therapies

Individual Therapy One to One Relationship – take place over a designated period of time in a stable meeting Phases (Nurse-client relationship) Preinteraction phase – obtaining information about a client from chart or others, nurse examines feelings/anxieties about the client Orientation/Introductory phase – trust/rapport, establish contract for intervention (goal), gather data, assess strengths & weaknesses, establish nursing dx, set goals, develop action plan, explore feelings of nurse & client...

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Family Therapy

Abstract Family Therapy is very important in many families and homes for several reasons. Family therapy helps many families with communication issues and it helps to resolve major family conflicts. Family therapy also assists family members become able to relate to one another in a positive way. Family therapy also helps families going through traumatic events such deaths, divorces, and major illnesses. Family therapy can involve certain members of the family or the entire...

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Psychological Therapy: Family Therapy

Family Therapy is a type of therapy that focuses on the relationship between family members or partners. While other type of therapy look at individual patients alone, family therapy brings family relationships into the picture. The goal of this therapy is to explore the relationships with other family members that may be the potential cause of the problem or problems of the identified patient (Exploring 503). There are multiple approaches that a family therapist may take. Some of the major techniques...

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Systemic Family and Couple Therapy for Mood Disorders

Systemic family and couple therapy for mood disorders Behaviourally-inspired couple therapy approaches have been used for some time and have proved to be effective with patients suffering from depression. A number of RCTs of marital therapy as a treatment for depression have been conducted (e.g. O'Leary & Beach, 1990; Jacobson et al, 1991; Emanuels-Zuurveen & Emmelkamp, 1996; Baucom et al, 1998). Interpersonal systems therapy (Gottlieb & Colby, 1987) and conjoint interpersonal therapy (Klerman et...

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History of Marriage and Family Therapy

History of MFT The history of family therapy began around 1960 when Gregory Bateson came up with the term, “system thinking.” This type of therapy was a daring departure, from traditional and individual treatment during the 1960s. He was involved in the schizophrenia research project in Palo Alto, California, which had a strong impact in shaping the course of family therapy. Along with his colleagues Jay Haley, John Weakland, William Fry, Don Jackson and later Virginia Satir, Paul Watzlawick,...

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Emotionally Focused Therapy

 Emotionally-Focused Therapy Related to Attachment Theory Jordan Gies Metropolitan State University PSY 2150 To love and be loved in return is essential for an individual’s happiness. In accordance with many other aspects of life, marital status as been linked to influencing ones life in a positive way; making it happier (Stack, Eshleman, 527). The problem with this is that not all marriages stay healthy and good. With divorce rates raging from 40%-50% in the United States, there...

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History of Marriage and Family Therapy

The history of family therapy began around 1960 when Gregory Bateson came up with the term, “system thinking.” This type of therapy was a daring departure, from traditional and individual treatment during the 1960s. He was involved in the schizophrenia research project in Palo Alto, California, which had a strong impact in shaping the course of family therapy. Along with his colleagues Jay Haley, John Weakland, William Fry, Don Jackson and later Virginia Satir, Paul Watzlawick, Bateson developed...

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Family Therapy Model

 Family Therapy Models Abstract Family Therapy Models Family therapy models of psychotherapy can be divided into three classifications—ahistorical, historical, and experiential (Griffin & Greene, 1998, p. 3). The ahistorical classification includes structural family therapy, strategic family therapy, behavioral family therapy, psychoeducational family therapy, and communication models (Griffin & Greene, 1998, p. 3). The historical...

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Confidentiality in Group Therapy

| Confidentiality in Group therapy | | ------------------------------------------------- Over the past several decades the advancement of group modalities in the mental health profession, has brought about several potentially challenging ethical and legal scenarios that pertain specifically to confidentiality, privileged communication and privacy in group work. The inherent power of therapeutic groups to bring about personal change for members has seen increasing recognition in recent...

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