Uncovering the relationship between behavioral deficits and the client’s interpersonal environment is called
Behavioral therapy attempts to modify a client’s
Diffused boundaries are
Circular questioning is likely to
Madanes contends that the basic tool of strategic therapists is
Symmetrical escalation occurs when
A counterparadox is essentially a
Integrative couples therapy
The unique psychotherapeutic contributions of the behavioral approach is:
Albert Ellis employs the use of
A complementary pattern of communication is based on
All communication takes place at two levels-the surface level of content and the level which qualifies what was said on the surface level. The second level is called
Behavioral couple therapists sometimes have partners list desirable behaviors each wants from the other, as a demonstration of commitment to the relationship. These are what is to be exchanged as part of
Structural therapists emphasize
Which of the following is not characteristic of “psychosomatic families”?
According to the strategic model, quarreling couples who feel justified in responding to what each perceives as an attack from the other are each imposing his or her own _________________ on their interactions.
Operant interpersonal therapy represents a blend of operant learning principles and
“Prescribing the symptom” is a form of
Systemicists usually assign rituals in the form of
Hypotheses used by Milan systemicists are
According to Aponte and Van Deusen, every family transaction makes a statement regarding
A major characteristic of strategic therapy is
Attempting to change the hierarchical arrangement between parents calls for
Gottman’s research indicates three types of stable couples. Which of the following is not one of those types?
As used by the Milan group, hypotheses are intended to convey
Which of the following statements is true regarding structural family therapy?
For Milan therapeutic intervention, family therapy begins with
One tactic employed by Minuchin in treating anorectics is to
Second-order changes call for
Cognitive therapists work at three related levels. Which is not one of these levels?
According to the textbook authors, behavioral family therapists often adopt an outlook that is too _______
Making an effort to create greater psychological distance between enmeshed family members involves
In disengaged families, boundaries are
In the view of MRI family therapists
Gottman calls four forms of negativity between marital partners the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. Which of the following is NOT one of them?
Cognitive-behavioral family therapists gather data using three forms of clinical assessment:
In the original Milan format, the point at which the therapist leaves the consultation room to consult with colleagues is called
A problem analysis
By neutrality, the Milan therapist attempt to
Haley believes every relationship contains within it an implicit struggle for
In a stereotypical complementary interaction or relationship (best answer)
An enduring set of core beliefs and attitudes that organizes subsequent perceptions is known as
Who took the position that symptoms are strategies for controlling a relationship when other strategies have failed?
Structuralists claim that dysfunctional families require
The major characteristic of strategic family therapy is that the therapist
Markman’s research on marital distress prevention found
Which of Gottman’s four forms of negativity is insulting and abusive attitudes toward one’s spouse?
Family mapping refers to the use of
“He says he has to work late tonight. He’d rather be with someone else than me,” is an example of