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p. 877. Family, group, and interactive therapieslocked

  • Tom Burns
  •  and Eva Burns‐Lundgren


‘Family, group, and interactive therapies’ considers and describes the widely established practice of systemic family therapy, couples therapy, and group therapy, and also introduces psychodrama, art therapy, and music therapy, which are interactive therapies. Family therapy is often used when the referred patient is a child or adolescent. When families are struggling to find a healthy balance, systemic family therapy offers them an opportunity to take a step back and think together. Group therapy is traditionally composed of individuals with a range of problems—anxiety, depression, phobias, relationship difficulties. This range of problems and individuals makes the group a microcosm of ordinary life.

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