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Structural Family Therapy 1 DEFINITION Structural family therapy

@inproceedings{Colapinto2014StructuralFT,
  title={Structural Family Therapy 1 DEFINITION Structural family therapy},
  author={Jorge Colapinto},
  year={2014}
}
Structural family therapy is a model of treatment based on systems theory that was developed primarily at the Philadelphia Child Guidance Clinic, under the leadership of Salvador Minuchin, over the last 15 years. The model’s distinctive features are its emphasis on structural change as the main goal of therapy, which acquires preeminence over the details of individual change, and the attention paid to the therapist as an active agent in the process of restructuring the family. 

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