5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Object Relations Couple Therapy
- Identified patient
- a Method of interrupting the destructive paradoxes in disturbed families that involves prescribing the problem behavior and all the interactions that surround it.
- b Fairbarin, Kohut, Gilligan. Believes that marriage becomes a closed system that inhibits growth through mutual unconscious interactions between the partners. The mothering figure is the central motivation for selection and attachment of a mate. A partner finds "lost parts" of the self in the other partner.
- c Symptomatic family member or the individual the family identifies as having a problem.
- d Some part of the family - females, parents, kids etc.
- e Occurs when family members and subsystems of the family are isolated from each other emotionally in terms of their interaction.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Rules that control the amount of involvement family members have with each other and with others who are not part of the family.
- The extent to which different family roles are in harmony with each other.
- Rigid structures that do not lend themselves to being changed in the face of changing family circumstances.
- Occurs when family members and subsystems of the family are overly concerned and overly involved with each other resulting in minimal autonomy of functioning.
- Identified 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.
5 True/False questions
The Irrelevant → Communication style that is characterized by agreement, apologizing, and or efforts to please.
Spontaneous behavior sequences → Occur when the therapist highlights an interaction that is naturally occurring in the moment and assists the family in modifying problem sequences.
Nuclear Family Emotional System (Undifferentiated Family Ego Mass) → Has reference to a family in which members' identities fused.
Therapeutic Triangle → A therapist "joining" or engaging in work with a couple. Through avoidance of triangulation, helps the couple address, with each other, the difficulties they are having.
Enactment → Occurs when family members and subsystems of the family are overly concerned and overly involved with each other resulting in minimal autonomy of functioning.