Structural Family therapy was developed by _____________.
According to Minuchin, all families have an _____________ that determines how family members relate to one another.
______________ determine how members combine forces during times of conflict.
______________ are barriers or rules that determine the amount of contact that is allowed between family members.
When boundaries are _________, family members are disengaged from each other; when boundaries are too ________, family members are enmeshed.
Minuchin distinguished between 3 chronic boundary problems, or ___________.
_____________ occurs when the parents focus on a child, either by overprotecting or blaming the child for the family's problems.
A ______________ occurs when a parent and child form a cross-generational coalition and "gang up" against the other parent.
______________ occurs when each parent demands that the child side with him/her against the other parent.
Family dysfunction is viewed as the result of an ______________ that prohibits the family from adapting to maturational and situational stressors in a healthy way.
Inflexible family structure.
____________ the family is the primary long-term goal of therapy.
Therapy techniques emphasize ____________ rather than fostering insight.
Structural Family Therapy Technique 1: ___________ involves blending with the family, tracking the family's values, life themes, and significant life events in conversation, and ___________ (adopting the family's affective and communication style).
Structural Family Therapy Technique 2: The therapist then _________________, including its transactional patterns, power hierarchies, and boundaries. This may include construction of a ___________ that helps clarify family interaction patterns.
- Evaluates the family structure
- Family (structural) map
Structural Family Therapy Technique 3: ____________, in which family members are asked to role-play their relationship patterns so they can be identified/altered, and ___________, which involves relabeling behaviors so they can be viewed in more positive ways, are used to _______________.