FUNCTIONAL FAMILY THERAPY By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 a form of family therapy that focuses on both family interaction patterns and on the benefits family members may derive from problem behaviour. Uses reframing and cognitive therapy methods. FUNCTIONAL FAMILY THERAPY: "Joe's family had functional family therapy to deal with some behaviour problems." Related Psychology Terms STRATEGIC FAMILY THERAPY BEHAVIORAL COUPLES THERAPY BEHAVIORAL COUPLES THERAPY BEHAVIORAL FAMILY THERAPY FAMILY SCULPTING SHORT-TERM THERAPY FORMAL ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE MULTIPLE FAMILY THERAPY BEHAVIOR THERAPY DIALECTICAL BEHAVIOR THERAPY Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FUNCTIONAL FAMILY THERAPY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/functional-family-therapy/ (accessed January 15, 2020).