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Considering Seeing A Therapist? An Overview Of Talking Therapy.

What Is ‘Talking Therapy’And What Conditions Can It Treat? The term ‘talking therapy’ refers not to one specific therapy but to a category of therapies. As the phrase strongly implies, ‘talking therapies’ involve a client talking to a therapist with… Read more

Family Systems Theory And The Family Scapegoat

FAMILY SYSTEMS THEORY : FAMILY SYSTEMS THEORY was developed by the American psychiatrist, Murray Bowen (1913-1990). The theory proposes that : a) The family acts as a highly complex system b) This system is made up of family members who… Read more

Did Your Dysfunctional Family Make You The ‘Identified Patient’?

  ‘The person [in the family] who gets diagnosed is part of a wider network of extremely disturbed and disturbing patterns of communication’ R.D. Laing   It has been theorized (originally in the 1950s as part of the Bateson Project,… Read more