FUNCTIONAL FAMILY THERAPY

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FUNCTIONAL FAMILY THERAPY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/functional-family-therapy/ (accessed April 18, 2019).
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