family therapy

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family therapy

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(Psychiatry) a form of psychotherapy in which the members of a family participate, with the aim of improving communications between them and the ways in which they relate to each other
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Noun1.family therapy - any of several therapeutic approaches in which a family is treated as a whole
group psychotherapy, group therapy - psychotherapy in which a small group of individuals meet with a therapist; interactions among the members are considered to be therapeutic
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Antioch University Seattle, School of Applied Psychology, Counseling and Family Therapy & Couple and Family Therapy Program: Seattle, Washington
At the Jewish General [Hospital] department of psychiatry, we run an [American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy]-accredited postgraduate certificate couple and family therapy program.