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"Family therapy" sounds like "Family-Based Therapy" by Laura Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 11:05am Very important new article available over at the Maudsley Parents site . Dr. Angela Celio Doyle , of the University of Chicago, has clarified the history and meaning of the term "Maudsley" and how it relates to other terms like "family therapy" and "family-based therapy." And it matters: clinicians and clinics all over the world are s ... Read on »
Could Your Family Benefit From Family Therapy? When to Think About Getting Professional Help by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Fri 18 Jul 2014 2:20pm Family therapy is “a type of psychological counseling done to help family members improve communication and resolve conflicts.” Marie Marley Alzheimer's Reading Room The three Mackey children never got along well, and things got even worse when their father, Ralph, remarried after their mother died. His second wife, Becky, now find ... Read on »
Not THAT kind of family therapy! by Laura Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 3:33pm Parents new to the world of eating disorder treatment beware: there are two types of "family therapy." One type of Family Therapy sees the illness as an expression of a problem in the family that must be fixed in order to solve the eating disorder. You can see an example of this kind of thinking in this article: Could Family Therapy B ... Read on »
Family Therapy With Drug Abuse And Addiction by Shilah C. Azib Posted Thu 27 May 2010 3:20am The role of the family when dealing with drug abuse and addiction is a huge one. Family therapy can have a huge impact in conquering the drug abuse and addiction that has affected, most likely, every aspect of your family dynamics. It’s not an easy road to walk on, but when family therapy is implemented, you all will learn how to de ... Read on »
(How not to do) Family Therapy by Finding Melissa Posted Fri 15 Jan 2010 12:00am I have stayed away from mentioning my family on this blog. This is, possibly, a lingering lesson from family therapy. There is little value in throwing around recriminations and blame and hurt. Family therapy’s a good tool but it comes with a few words of caution: get a good therapist; work together; and, remember that you can only ever ... Read on »
Family Therapy Confidentiality by Kent Brooks Facebook Posted Thu 04 Nov 2010 12:00am Although there are differing perspectives on how secrets should be handled within the context of family therapy, my personal perspective is that the family should have visibility into the individual sessions.  Essentially, anything said during an individual session is subject to being included in family therapy.  Inherent in this per ... Read on »
Family Therapy by maeflye Posted Tue 20 Dec 2005 12:00am This morning Bart and I get to go to our first session of family therapy at the ranch with John. New therapists always make me nervous, because you never know what kind of therapist you’re going to get. You can get a “your parenting style is your kid’s problem” therapist or you can get a “I recognize that this child has been damaged by a dif ... Read on »
Bipolar depression symptoms in teens improved by family therapy by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 16 Sep 2008 7:22am JAMA / Archives - Family-focused therapy, when combined with medication, appears effective in stabilizing symptoms of depression among teens with bipolar disorder, according to a report in the September 2008 issue of Archives of General Psychiatry. Between one-half and two-thirds of patients with bipolar disorder develop the condition before ... Read on »
Family Therapy by Butterfly Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 4:01am My family is dysfunctional. There are 7 known people with bipolar disorder in my family, but yet we tiptoe around the issue. We won't talk about meds, doctors, and the word "bipolar" because my parents haven't had a conversation with my brother that they should have had 5 years ago! It's so f*cking stupid! Well now, certain "names of ... Read on »
Attachment-Focused Family Therapy and Epigenetics by AWeidman Posted Sun 14 Apr 2013 5:27pm Attachment-Focused Psychotherapy & Epigenetics: What your grandparents past on. Arthur Becker-Weidman, PhD Center For Family Development Attachment-Focused Treatment Institute 716 810 0790 http://www.attachment-focusedtreatmentinstitute.com/ AWeidman@Concentric.net Is it possible for the experiences of your parents, grandparents, and great gra ... Read on »