Systemic And Family Therapy

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A very broad definition of a family system is a grouping of individuals that can be linked through biology, but not necessarily so, who are intimately connected and share a belief structure often based on influences from societal, cultural and individual ideologies. As we move through the twenty-first century, it’s increasingly apparent that family cannot be demarcated as singularly as the nuclear, gender based structure (one man; one woman; child (ren)) it once was. Because of the uniqueness in characterization, the therapists best skilled at caring for these groups are equally unique in their training.
As described in An Introduction to Family Therapy1 “Systemic and family therapy, like other therapies, has changed and developed to acknowledge

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