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  1. Ego analytic Couples Therapy
  2. Counterparadox
  3. Neutrality
  4. Homeostasis
  5. The Irrelevant
  1. a Tendency of a system to maintain internal stability.
  2. b Genchiel, 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.
  3. c Equal acceptance of all family members by the therapist. The therapist avoids allying with individual family members.
  4. d Method of interrupting the destructive paradoxes in disturbed families that involves prescribing the problem behavior and all the interactions that surround it.
  5. e Family member seeks to distract others and seemingly has difficulty relating to what is going on in the moment.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Some part of the family - females, parents, kids etc.
  2. Techinique which involves prescribing the problem behavior.
  3. Redefining the family's perspective on problems as problems within the family structure.
  4. Greenberg & Johnson. View emotions and cognition as interdependent and that emotion drive interpersonal expression. Origins are emotion theory and attachment theory. Short term.
  5. Accuses, criticizes, and dominates.

5 True/False questions

  1. HypothesizingMeeting the family's resistance to change with warnings of the dangers implicit in change and the need to change slowly.


  2. Out-positioningForm of paradox that involves having a family member act in an exaggerated way, consistent with another person's apparent perception of them.


  3. Nuclear Family Emotional System (Undifferentiated Family Ego Mass)Has reference to a family in which members' identities fused.


  4. OrdealsMaking the client's symptoms too much trouble for the client to continue to have. (Assigning hours of exercise in the middle of the night when they have been symptomatic that day.)


  5. Negative feedback loop (Attenuating)Input that maintains the status quo of a system.