Systemically-Based Psychotherapeutic Techniques in Genetic Counseling

  title={Systemically-Based Psychotherapeutic Techniques in Genetic Counseling},
  author={Deborah L. Eunpu},
  journal={Journal of Genetic Counseling},
The uses of systemically-based psychotherapeutic methods in genetic counseling are discussed in the context of the origin of genetic counseling, the definition of genetic counseling, and the adjustments that one must make in order to implement these methods. Selected systemic methods which can be readily incorporated into genetic counseling are presented: use of genograms to explore family attitudes and beliefs about genetic risk, communications skills, and applications of family of origin work… CONTINUE READING

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