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  1. Integrative Behavioral Therapy
  2. Hypothesizing
  3. The Congruent Communicator
  4. Complementarity
  5. Take Charge role
  1. a Sends clear, straight messages and is genuine.
  2. b Jacobson & Christenson. Focuses on the functioning of the couple. Problems and interactions are believed to be repetitious which causes the problems in the relationship. Help couples improve behavior exchanges, communication, and problem solving skills. Individualized and flexible based on specific problems in the relationship.
  3. c Prior to the session the therapy team formulates its initial hypothesis relative to the presenting problem.
  4. d Therapist plays a very active, directive role. Responsible for changing maladaptive family organization and for solving the family's problem. Therapist must maintain his control in therapy.
  5. e The extent to which different family roles are in harmony with each other.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The tasks that the theapist tells the family members she wants them to perform
  2. Tasks assigned by the therapist that he or she wants family members to resist. The resistance will result in the desired change.
  3. Different beginning points may lead to the same result.
  4. Occur when the therapist highlights an interaction that is naturally occurring in the moment and assists the family in modifying problem sequences.
  5. Techinique which involves prescribing the problem behavior.

5 True/False questions

  1. Virginia SatirIdentified 5 styles of communication in families. Utilized a communications approach that emphasized feelings and self-esteem of individual family members. Family was seen as a system seeking balance.


  2. Emotionally Focused TherapyGreenberg & Johnson. View emotions and cognition as interdependent and that emotion drive interpersonal expression. Origins are emotion theory and attachment theory. Short term.


  3. Differentiation of SelfFamily members' ability to discriminate between their identities and experiences that of other family members (vs. fusion).


  4. Closed systemSome part of the family - females, parents, kids etc.


  5. Object Relations Couple TherapyGenchiel, Gray, Apfelbaum, Wile. Foster the ability of the couple to communicate important feelings. Dysfunction originates from the individual's incapability to recognize and validate sensitivities and problems in the relationship. Two major categories of problems: dysfunction brought into the relationship from early childhood trauma and experiences and the individuals reaction to difficulties and sense that he or she is un-deserving because of shame and guilt.


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