family therapy

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any of several therapeutic approaches in which a family is treated as a whole

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We have a very active family therapy community in Montreal, with [Dr.
Family psychiatry needs to agree on a definition of family therapy.
Second-year graduate students in the university's Couples and Family Therapy Program - the only nationally accredited program of its kind in the state - staff the center, and can consult with professional therapists and university faculty members whenever questions arise, Miller said.
MDT Family Therapy was implemented with three families in an out patient setting.
Family therapy and so-called assertive community treatment show particular promise in preventing the return of psychotic symptoms and the need for hospitalization, Bustillo's group holds.
If this proves to be an obstacle, family therapy can help.
It begins by reminding the reader, "The new element introduced by the pioneers of the family therapy field was a radically new theory of etiology to interpret and treat psychological, psychiatric, and interpersonal problems .
Herbert (1989) provided rehabilitation counselors guidelines for assessing the need for family therapy and techniques to provide such services.
DALLAS -- Innovation 360, an outpatient treatment center for alcohol & drug addiction, depression, anxiety and bipolar, family therapy and Life Development announced today that their new Dallas Counseling Center is complete, which doubles their footprint.
Antioch University Seattle, School of Applied Psychology, Counseling and Family Therapy & Couple and Family Therapy Program: Seattle, Washington
Barker and new co-author Chang describe family therapy to mental health professionals new to the approach.
Trained in systemic family therapy approaches and a graduate of Nova Southeastern University's Marriage and Family Therapy program, Jacobson practices what's known as Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), which research suggests has the potential to create lasting, positive change in a relationship in just a few sessions compared to other traditional forms of therapy—typically fewer than ten.
When family therapy had its first wave of popularity, the charismatic leaders were out front wowing the crowds.
This book describes a blend of insight-oriented, behavioral, and strategic family therapy, which the author has developed over thirty-four years of dealing with suicidal adolescents.
4-7: International Family Therapy Association; World Congress; Reykjavik, Iceland; www.