family therapy

A type of therapy in which the whole family talks with a professional counselor to solve family problems.

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  • Family therapy — Intervention ICD 9 CM 94.42 MeSH …   Wikipedia

  • family therapy — a form of psychotherapy based on the belief that psychological problems are the products of abnormalities in communication between family members. All family members are therefore seen together, when possible, in order to clarify and modify the… …   Medical dictionary

  • family therapy — noun any of several therapeutic approaches in which a family is treated as a whole • Hypernyms: ↑group therapy, ↑group psychotherapy * * * the psychotherapeutic treatment of more than one member of a family simultaneously at the same session,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • family therapy — the psychotherapeutic treatment of more than one member of a family simultaneously at the same session, based on the assumption that problems can best be understood and corrected by observing the interaction of family members and identifying… …   Universalium

  • family therapy — a form of psychotherapy based on the belief that psychological problems are the products of abnormalities in communication between family members. All family members are therefore seen together, when possible, in order to clarify and modify the… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • family therapy — A form of treatment favoured by some social workers and psychotherapists . It shifts attention away from the individual s problems to the family viewed as an interdependent system. Treatment involves analysing and interpreting the observed intra… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy — The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) is the professional association for the field of marriage and family therapy. We represent the professional interests of more than 25,000 marriage and family therapists throughout… …   Wikipedia

  • Maudsley Family Therapy — Maudsley Family Therapy, also known as Family Based Treatment or the Maudsley Approach, is a family therapy devised by Christopher Dare and colleagues at the Maudsley Hospital in London in 1985. It was originally intended for the treatment of… …   Wikipedia

  • Strategic Family Therapy — Strategic therapy describes one of the major models of both family and brief psychotherapy. It was inspired by the work of Milton Erickson, MD and Don Jackson, MD and has been associated with (but not limited to) the work of Jay Haley and Cloe… …   Wikipedia

  • European Family Therapy Association — Die European Family Therapy Association (EFTA) wurde offiziell 1990 gegründet als Initiative des European Family Therapy Network, eines informellen Zusammenschlusses von Familientherapeuten, die sich seit 1983 auf verschiedenen Konferenzen trafen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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