Structural Family Therapy
Mental models by which incoming info is perceived, understood, transformed, and stored, together w/ a corresponding repertoire of behavioral options.
Maps are based upon integration of experiences. Eash part of the cognitive map-ie input and output-forms the individual's internal representation of reality. Cognitive maps shape actions and communication. They may be flexable, able to change & expand cumlatively w/ new info and experiences, or they may be rigid & limiting. Maps have both language and spatial aspects w/ a private voc & imagery that determines how incoming communication is interpreted.