Student’s name Institution Date Family counseling Structural approach Introduction Structural approach is psychotherapy method established by Salvador Minuchin that addresses functioning problems in a family. Therapists join the family so as to understand to understand the invisible rules in the family system that governs its functioning draw relationships among family members and disrupts dysfunctional relationships causing them to stabilize into healthier patterns. Illustrating from systematic method structural family therapy emerged in the year 1960s and 1970s as a new model containing practical ideas that are easily transferrable to therapy settings by Munichin (1982). Abstract Any household faces a mutual change overtime that needs to be adapted so as to keep the togetherness those families need to poses. To keep the family at a state of functional equilibrium the various problems that face a family need to be addressed by professionals. According to Hadfield (2000) Structural therapy is part of the DiBlasio F. A. (1998). The use of decision-based forgiveness intervention with intergenerational family therapy. Journal of Family Therapy 20 77-94. DiBlasio F. A. & Benda B. B. (2008). Forgiveness intervention with married couples: Two empirical analyses. Journal of Psychology and Christianity 27 150 – 185. Hadfield K. (2000). A STRUCTURAL FAMILY THERAPY APPROACH TO COUNSELLING FAMILIES. Retrieved from file: G. (1995). A REVISIONIST RENDERING OF STRUCTURAL FAMILY THERAPY. Journal Of Marital And Family Therapy 21(1) 17-26. dx.doi.org structural way. In H. A. Liddle D. C. Breunlin & R. C. Schwartz (Eds.) Handbook of family therapy training and supervision (pp. 17-37). New York: Guilford. Sutherland S. (2018). Integration of Faith & Counseling. Implicit and Explicit Integration. Retrieved from sonjasutherland.com J. (1995). A CONSERVATIVE RESPONSE TO SIMON'S REVISION OF STRUCTURAL FAMILY THERAPY. Journal Of Marital And Family Therapy 21(1) 27-31. dx.doi.org B. Munichin S. & Fishman H. (1982). Family Therapy Techniques. Family Relations 31(1) 173. http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/584221 [...]
FAMILY COUNSELING APPROACH RESEARCH PAPER INSTRUCTIONS Part I: You are required to write a research paper/formal literature review in current APA format on 1 of the specific approaches to family counseling, (e.g., structural, psychoanalytic, Bowenian, experiential, etc.; i.e., not a technique). You will identify leading figures, historical and current events, assumptions, development of the theory, concepts, and techniques related to your chosen approach. You will also note any similarities or dissimilarities between the chosen theory and other leading theories, and you will identify any new knowledge you acquired through this assignment. You must have scholarly references, including books and journals that are written to or for scholars. You may use some non-scholarly materials; however, these may not be the bulk of your references. Do not use the Goldenberg & Goldenberg textbook as your primary reference. You must use a minimum of 12 sources cited in current APA format in both the body of your paper and your reference page. Part I of your paper requires a minimum of 6 pages. Part II: A personal integration section is required. This second section of your paper will be your attempt to integrate your own faith and family counseling approach. You may use whatever resources are necessary to complete this portion of the paper, including materials from the Ripley & Worthington textbook. Feel free to use additional books about integration or any materials you have found beneficial on integrating your faith and counseling. The supplemental textbooks listed in your Course Syllabus may help you in writing this paper. If your view is something other than Christian, discuss how your view might interact with your counseling approach. The use of first person is allowed in this section only. This portion of the paper must be a minimum of 4 pages. The entire paper (Parts I and II) will be a minimum of 10 pages. This research paper will count for approximately 15% of your final grade. The paper will be graded on: 1. Clarity of writing, good writing style; 2. Content; 3. The flow of the paper; 4. Current APA style (ex: abstract page, correct font and font size, body of the paper, reference page(s), and double-spacing); and 5. Appropriate scholarly, online references and optional non-scholarly references. (Thousands of articles and books are available online through the Liberty University Online Library's website and may be accessed immediately. If you request photocopying of documents and shipment of library books from the Guillermin Library, allow 3–5 days.) Remember: The Goldenberg & Goldenberg textbook may be used as a guide, but do not make the textbook your paper.