Family Systems

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The universal qualities of Family Systems theory are useful in appealing to a wide range of clients from different cultural and ethnic backgrounds because of the fact that it is human nature to come from and be a part of a family. Almost everyone in the world can identify as a member in a family, and their experiences with that family are what shape them as who they are as individuals. Although everyone can be said to be part of a family, it is extremely important for family systems therapists to be knowledgeable when it comes to the family customs and traditions of all the different cultures that they may encounter (Rothbaum et al., 2002). In John’s case, the therapist must also be aware of the gender differences that may occur. Due to John’s
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