family therapy models.
family therapy models Scenario “ Jane 32 years and Pete 34 years have come to you for marriage counselling saying that œthey cannot communicate. The couple met when they were backpacking through Asia and have been married now for six (6) years and have one 6 month old son, Jake. They have been living with Jane’s widowed mother whilst they have been saving for a deposit on an apartment for the past 18 months. Jane is still on maternity leave from her primary school teaching position and Pete, who works in IT, is working long hours sometimes including weekend work. They both say Jake is a ˜good baby˜ but that he doesn’t sleep more than five hours a night. Jane grew up in Sydney with her family who originally migrated from Honk Kong when she was a baby. All of Pete’s family are in Ireland. Task; Describe your role and responsibilities as Jane and Pete’s counsellor from two (2) different couplel family therapy models (see below). Be sure to include, compare and contrast your focus of work from both perspectives in the early stages of counselling, developmental issues the couple are facing and the core concepts and therapy goals that would guide you. Therapy models could be; Cognitive Behavioural Family Therapy Adlerian Family Therapy Human Validation Process Model Symbolic-Experiential Family Therapy Structural Family Therapy Solution FocusedlSolution Oriented Therapy Post modernism Social Construction and Narratives in Family Therapy Suggested sources; Bitter, J. (2009) Theory and PRactice of Family Therapy and Counseling. USA: BrookslCole Long, L.L., & Young, ME. (2007) Counseling and Therapy for Coupes (2nd ed) USE: BrookslCole Australian & New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy Australian Journal of Guidance and Counselling