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James Framo

developed an object relational approach to intergenerational and family-of-origin therapy

Narrative therapy believes the problem is

the problem. The person is not the problem.

Family Paradigm is

that people can, and do, construct their view of the world and way of knowing differently (families have different ways of knowing

Social constructivism is

a theory of knowledge (epistemology)[1] that argues that humans generate knowledge and meaning from an interaction between their experiences and their ideas

Constructionism holds

that learning can happen most effectively when people are also active in making tangible objects in the real world.

Circumplex Model of Family Therapy focuses on

the three central dimensions of
marital and family systems: cohesion, flexibility and communication

Major theory of the Circumplex Model is

Balanced couple and family systems tended to be more functional compared to Unbalanced systems.

Circumplex Model written by

David H. Olson

Undifferentiated ego mass

Bowen Therapy

undifferentiated ego mass is

a term used to describe a family unit whose members possess low differentiation and therefore are emotionally fused

Social Exchange Theory

all human relationships are formed by the use of a subjective cost-benefit analysis and the comparison of alternatives. The theory has roots in economics, psychology and sociology.

Quid pro quo

Behavioral Therapy

quid pro quo is

one spouse performs some behavior the other spouse wants contingent upon the other spouse performing some behavior they want

Projective Identification

Melanie Klein

Projective identification is

a process whereby parts of the ego are thought of as forced into another person who is then expected to become identified with whatever has been projected'

Melanie Klein

Object Relations Theory

Devil's Pact




Utilizating Resistance


Utilizating Resistance

therapists asks client who is not changing to slow down or not change

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