Family Therapy Theory Paper

Family Therapy Theory Paper

You will write your own theory based on how you feel people change with the various sections listed below: • Introduction 1-2 paragraphs • Goals of Therapy 2-3 pages – What are the goals inside the therapy room? – What are the goals outside the therapy room? – How do or would you achieve them? • Assessment Strategies and Process of Therapy 1-2 pages – How do you assess? – What are you assessing for? – What is your process of therapy? • Assumptions about Family and Change 2-3 pages – What are the assumptions you have about families/couples/individuals? – What are your assumptions about change and what is needed for change? • Theoretical Tenets 2-3 pages – What theoretical tenets do you most associate with and why? – How do or would you use them in therapy? – You can use examples • Major Interventions 2-3 pages – What interventions do or would you use and why? – Give examples • Person of Therapist – 2 pages – What are your thoughts and feelings about yourself as a therapist? – provide strengths and areas of improvement Review at least 7 professional publications; cite them as references using proper APA form