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1

Mara ____________ developed Milan Systemic Family Therapy; she was trained as a ____________ but altered her techniques when she found a family systems technique more effective for treating children with ________.

  • Selvini-Palazzoli
  • Child Psychoanalyst
  • Anorexia

2

Maladaptive behavior results when families' circular patterns of _________ and _________ become so _________ that members are no longer able to act creatively or to make new choices about their lives.

  • Action
  • Reaction
  • Fixed

3

The goal of Milan Systemic Family Therapy is to help family members see their ___________ and exercise their prerogative of _________.

  • Choices
  • Choosing

4

Milan Systemic Family Therapy is unique in its use of the therapeutic _________, in which one or two members of the ___________ will meet with the family, while the remaining member observes behind a one-way mirror.

Team.

5

Milan Systemic Family Therapy Technique 1: Initial contact with the family is used as an opportunity to collect info. that the team uses to derive ___________, which are subsequently tested by the team and revised as necessary.

Hypotheses.

6

Milan Systemic Family Therapy Technique 2: _________ - The therapist remains an ally of the entire family.

Neutrality.

7

Milan Systemic Family Therapy Technique 3: ___________ strategies are used to provide family members with information that will help them derive solutions to their own problems.

Paradoxical.

8

Milan Systemic Family Therapy Technique 4: ______________ are asked of each family member to help them recognize differences and similarities in their perceptions (e.g., "Who was more upset, Mom or Dad?").

Circular questions.

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