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Systemic Approaches in Clinical Practice

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The often asked question "When is family or couples consultation/therapy indicated?" requires reframing from a systems perspective. When problems are conceptualized at the relationship level, an individual's problems cannot be understood or changed apart from the context in which they occur. An individual cannot be expected to change without reactions from others; positive changes in stressful transactions will facilitate individual change and growth. Thus, the question of "indications" raises the further question "What is the symptom-maintaining context of a problem, and how can it most effectively be altered?"

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