Test Answers on family therapy

Gehart Chapter 5: Structural Family Therapy

question Structural therapy is primarily associated with the work of who? answer Salvador Minuchin question What is the general approach of structural therapists in helping their clients? answer They map family structure—boundaries, hierarchies, and subsystems—, then they restructure the family, realigning boundaries and hierarchies to promote growth and resolve problems. question Structural family therapists hold […]

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Ch. 14 Family Therapy

question Nathan Ackerman answer The Initiator of family therapy. Trained in psychoanalysis. Aware of conscious as well as unconscious issues within the individual and the family. Facial expression, posture and seating arrangements were used as ways to assess family problems. question Lynn Wynne answer Researcher. Found in families with children who have schizophrenia, there was […]

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Contextual Family Therapy

question Ivan Boszormenyi- Nagy answer Developed the Contextual approach to family therapy and individual psychotherapy. It is a comprehensive model which integrates individual psychological, interpersonal, existential, systemic, and intergenerational dimensions of individual and family life and development. Introduced ethical responsibility and accountability to therapy.Founded Eastern Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute question Contextual family therapy answer A theory […]

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MFT Family Therapy Theories

question John Gottman (behavioral) answer 30 years of data on couples question Frank Dattilio (behavioral) answer Developed Cognitive Behavior Family Therapy (CBFT) question Norman Epstein (behavioral) answer Leader in CBT and Couples question Niel Jacobson and Andrew Christensen (behavioral) answer 1970s – developed behavioral couples therapy question Functional Family Therapy (behavioral) answer Empirically supported treatment […]

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Ch. 6 – Strategic Family Therapy

question what turned therapists against strategic therapy? answer the manipulative aspect of coercing or tricking clients into changing question what are two important insights into family therapy provided by strategic theory? answer 1) families perpetuate problems with their own actions, 2) directives tailored to a particular family can bring sudden change question strategic therapy grew […]

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Chapter 15: Group Therapy, Family Therapy, and Couples Therapy

question Behavior Therapy Groups answer An approach in which patients with similar problems (e.g., depression, agoraphobia, pain) are treated as a group using standard behavioral or cognitive-behavioral methods. In behavior therapy groups, little attention is generally given to group dynamics. question Behavioral Family Therapy answer An approach to family therapy that views family relations in […]

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Marriage and Family Therapy 639

question 1. Developmental tasks: a. always involve children b. occur at all stages of the life cycle c. rarely involve family conflict d. always impede family functioning answer occur at all stages of the life cycle question A family stage marker refers to: A family stage marker refers to: a. a particular life event b. […]

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Nichols Chapter 7 Experiential Family Therapy

question Carl Whitaker answer Leading figure in experiential family therapy; wanted to “puncture pretense” and liberate family to be themselves; had a background in psychiatry. Saw dysfunctional families as fearful of conflict or uncertainty and so create rigid boundaires. question Virginia Satir answer Leading figure in experiential family therapy; emphasized communication and emotional experiencing; came […]

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family therapy quiz 2 chapter 7 & 8

question “Unbalancing” involves answer taking sides question The primary treatment goal of structural family therapy is to: answer alter the family structure question Minuchin’s term for psychological isolation that results from overly rigid boundaries around individuals and subsystems in a family is ________. answer disengagement question In order to highlight and modify interactions in the […]

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spring Chapter 11: Strategic Family Therapy

question 1. Strategic family therapy is based on a belief that: answer D. The problem is the problem, and it needs to be resolved pg 522 question 2. Which of the following people helped to develop strategic family therapy at MRI? answer A. Don Jackson, Jay Haley, Paul Watzlawick pg 263 question 3. In addition […]

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Experiential/Symbolic Family Therapy-Carl Whitaker

question Basic premise Whitaker answer 1. Experience not education changes families. 2. Therapy is a growth process. both therapist and client benefit. question Dysfunctional Families Whitaker answer 1. tend to operate in such a way that impusles are denied and feelings are surpressed. 2. are self-portective and avoid risk taking. 3. Rigid and mechanical, not […]

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Experiential Family Therapy

question Experiential Family Therapy History answer – Emerged from humanistic-existentialist movement (1960’s) – Drew from Gestalt Therapy, Psychodrama, Enounter-Group movement question EFT Innovators answer ❖ Carl Whitaker (1912-1995) Among the first to do psychotherapy with families; Encouraged family members to be themselves; intuition ❖ Virginia Satir (1916-1988) ● Communication ● Individual self-expression question EFT Theoretical […]

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Family Therapy Concepts and Methods 10th Edition- Nichols Chapters 1-4

question disengagement answer Psychological isolation that results from overly rigid boundaries around individuals and subsystems in a family question family rules answer a descriptive term for redundant behavioral patterns question Group Dynamic answer Interactions among group members that emerge as a result of properties of the group rather than merely individual personalities question multiple family […]

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MFT national exam: Domain 1-Practice of Marriage and Family Therapy

question Collaborative Couple’s Therapy answer Dan Wiles question Collaborative Couple’s Therapy answer Based on the assumption that conflict is inevitable and emphasis should be placed on how couples handles that conflict. question Collaborative Couple’s Therapy answer Based on the three cycles: (1) distant and estranged. (2) oppositional where the partner is seen as the enemy. […]

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Family Therapy Terminology & Definitions

question ALIGNMENTS answer Clusters of alliances between family members within the overall family group; affiliations and splits from one another, temporary or permanent, occur in pursuit of homeostasis. question ANOREXIA NERVOSA answer Prolonged, severe diminution of appetite, particularly although not exclusively in adolescent girls, to the point of becoming life-threatening. question ACCOMMODATING answer A therapeutic […]

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Marriage and Family Therapy Study

question According to Bowen _________ is automatic, instinctive, physiological reactions designed to preserve, protect, and procreate answer emotion question According to Bowen __________ are the meanings we give to our emotions through social interaction. answer feelings question an individuals ability to move freely between intellectual and emotional systems is called? answer Internal process question External […]

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Family Therapy Test Questions

question In the view of the authors, entrance into a family can occur: answer through birth, adoption, or other committed relationships question A family’s influence over its members is likely to cease upon: answer none of these question As the result of differing socialization experiences, men and women typically: answer all families have resources to […]

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PSY556 Bowen Family Systems/Intergenerational Family Therapy

question Anxious Attachment answer A pathological form of closeness driven by anxiety. (The hallmark of these emotionally stuck-together, or fused, relationships was a lack of personal autonomy) question Fusion answer Families operate with one brain question Pragmatist answer More concerned with action (we need to give families tools to work with) than insight (i.e. psychoanalysis) […]

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Ch 16 Group and Family Therapy

question The _____ approach to psychotherapy has been adapted for use with groups of clients (rather than individual clients). answer -behavioural -psychodynamic -cognitive question _____ has emerged as a leading figure in the interpersonal approach to group therapy. answer Irvin Yalom question According to Irvin Yalom, group therapy is most successful when group therapists answer […]

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Marriage and Family Therapy I Final

question Lynn Wynne’s term for the facade of family harmony that characterized many schizophrenic families is answer pseudomutuality question Hospital clinicians began to acknowledge and include the family in an individual’s treatment when answer they noticed when the patient got better, someone in the family got worse. they realized the family continued to influence the […]

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Chapter 14- Family Systems Therapy

question a. Adler answer Who was the first person of the modern era to do family therapy? question c. Satir answer Which family therapist made use of innovative interventions such as metaphor, reframing, rules for interaction, parts party, family reconstructions, family sculpting, and family maps? question e. Presenting problems are viewed as being symptomatic of […]

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