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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We spoke to David Kavanagh of Marriage Therapy Ireland in Dundrum, Co Dublin, about the warning signs a relationship is heading for trouble.
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The MMATE central message is this: there is wisdom found within Christian teaching that is applicable to marriage relationships and marriage therapy. Furthermore we believe that this inspirational wisdom can be studied to fully understand the application of that teaching in practical situations and to promote healthy marriages in every community, church and home.
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