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Family Counseling
- An umbrella term for a number of therapeutic approaches all of which treat the family as a whole rather than singling out specific individuals for independent treatment.
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Anger Management Lessons Decrease Aggression In Kids - An Article from the Doctors Guide.  3/5
Australian Institute of Family Studies - Has good Australian links and references including links to the National Youth Suicide Prevention strategy communications project and the national child protection clearing house. 3/5
Basic Techniques in Marriage and Family Counseling and Therapy. - ERIC Digest. 3/5
Characteristics of Healthy Family Systems -A healthy family is neither necessarily average, nor merely lacking in negative characteristics. Rather it has described positive features. An Article. 3/5
Couple's Place - Your online learning community for solving marriage problems, improving relationship skills, celebrating marriage, and achieving happiness with your partner.   4/5
Don Jackson Official Web site - Founding Father of Family Therapy - "In my opinion, Don Jackson was the only man in the family movement, other than Bowen, who knew what theory was about. Put all these other people together and they were therapists, but they didn't know"t. Murray Bowenheory."  3/5
Early Childhood - Educational Preschool and Kindergarten - Self Concept Activities: Each child is unique: Have children look at themselves in a full-length mirror. Discuss their total appearance and how they are alike.  3/5
  Emotional Family Therapy - EFT is a short term (8-20 sessions), structured approach to couples therapy formulated in the early 80's by Sue Johnson and Les Greenberg. The strategies and techniques of EFT are also used with families.  EFT appears to move couples from distress to recovery in 10-12 sessions for 70-75% of cases, and creates improvements in 90% of couples coming for therapy.  These distressed couples include partners suffering from disorders such as depression, post traumatic stress disorders and chronic illness. 3/5
Extra Marital Affairs - Infidelity and extra-marital affairs. All you need to know. Designed for the Study of.   3/5
Family2000 UK - A resource site with helpful articles and advice. Design to offer advise to families and grandparents.  3/5
Family Process Journal - The leading peer reviewed international journal in the field of family therapy and research. It presents the latest therapy methods, newest strategies, and current research findings. Family Process is one of the most referenced journals in the field and is vital reading for family researchers, social workers, family therapists, nurses, psychologists, physicians, clergy, rehabilitation specialists, patient and family advocates, and medical ethicists.   3/5
  Family Life Cycle - As introduced by Jay Haley, exponded the concept into the field of family therapy. He focused on the developments during the transition between stages. In this way, he identified the problems some families have in redefining the hierarchy of the family unit. 3/5
Family Relations Institute - Family Relations Institute is a collaboration of researchers and clinicians interested in the development of attachment theory and its applications to service delivery, including psychotherapy, early intervention, social work, and health services.  2/5
Family Systems Theory - Family systems theory affirms that the individual can change behavior if aware of the impact current and historical family behavior has on the definition of his or her choices. Bowen Family Systems Theory.  4/5
Family Systems Theory and Practice Page - Here you will find links to the theory and practice of Couple and Family Therapy. This page is intended to help the student, clinicians or perspective clients/patients find helpful information regarding Couple and Family Counseling/Therapy. 3/5
Genealogy as a Tool for Self-Knowledge and Family Therapy - This article discusses the rationale for incorporating genealogy into family therapy, explores related cultural and ethical issues, and gives examples of techniques. A Bowenian systems theoretical framework is assumed. The article touches upon the elements of genetics, culture, spirit, and emotion, as they relate to family narratives. 3/5
How to Beat the Burn-Out Syndrome - An Article.  3/5
Internal Family Systems Association - Is an organization devoted to making the IFS model visible in the world and connecting those interested in IFS with others who share an interest in enhancing their own and others' Self-leadership. 3/5
Journal of Family Psychology - 3/5
NCPTSD - Behavioral Family Therapy For Chronic Combat-Related PTSD. By Shirley M. Glynn Ph.D. An Article.  3/5
Obese Children at Increased Risk For Low Self-Esteem - These data demonstrate a significant relationship between obesity and changes in self-esteem during early adolescence," concludes Strauss.  An Article.  3/5

Pediatric & Family Psychology - The Place for Parents & Kids. 2/5

Positive Development Through Life Stages - This category of indicators focuses on important ingredients of learning and healthy development from early childhood to the senior years.  2/5
Pregnancy Infant Loss Support - H.A.N.D - Welcome to the H.A.N.D. Web Site. We are a Houston based pregnancy and infant loss support group for parents whose babies have died any time from conception through late infancy. Our mission is to help parents cope with feelings of grief and isolation which accompany the loss of a baby. 4/5
Relationship Scales Questionnaire (RSQ) - 2/5
Self Justification in Human Relations - An Article. 3/5
Storytelling - Storytelling has been with us since the days of campfire and besieging wild animals. It served a number of important functions: amelioration of fears, communication of vital information (regarding survival tactics and the characteristics of animals, for instance), the satisfaction of a sense of order (justice), the development of the ability to hypothesize, predict and introduce theories and so on. 3/5
The Milan Approach to Family Therapy - A CRITIQUE KATE TUCKER 3/5

The Family and the Dually Diagnosed Patient - Sciacca, K. & Hatfield, A.B. (1996). An Article. 3/5

The International Academy of Family Psychology - Was founded in 1990 to enhance international exchange and collaboration between researchers and practitioners working in the field of family psychology. 3/5
The National Center on Family Group Decision Making - Build community capacity to implement high quality, effective family group decision making processes that are philosophically congruent with the central values. 3/5
The National Council on Family Relations Home Page - NCFR's Mission: The National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) provides a forum for family researchers, educators, and practitioners to share in the development and dissemination of knowledge about families and family relationships, establishes professional standards, and works to promote family well-being.  3/5
What are the potential benefits of storytelling. - 3/5
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