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The Functional Dialectic System Approach to Therapy for Individuals, Couples, and Families
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The Functional Dialectic System Approach to Therapy for Individuals, Couples, and Families

Moshe Almagor

Abstract

The functional dialectic system approach to therapy has been widely embraced and is now used internationally, with individuals and couples as well as with families. It differs substantially from the common psychotherapeutic models that have prevailed in the West for more than a century. According to the system model, an individual who is in treatment is not considered to be the primary focus of interest but is seen instead as part of a social context, the network of relationships that play significant roles in his or her life. This book offers a view of the contemporary system approach—from th ... More

Keywords: functional dialectic system, therapy, couples, families, system model, social context, network of relationships, contemporary system approach

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780816669554
Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015 DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816669554.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Moshe Almagor, author