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Strategic Family Therapy | Challenging the perceptions for our realities!
Strategic Family Therapy Strategic family therapy seeks to address specific problems that can be addressed in a shorter time frame than other therapy modalities. It is one of the major models of both family and brief psychotherapy. Jay Haley of the The Strategic Family Therapy Center says that it is known as Strategic Therapy because "it is a therapy where the therapist initiates what happens during therapy, designs a specific approach for each person's presenting problem, and where the therapist takes responsibility for directly influencing people." Contents • 1 Inspiration • 2 Concepts and processes • 3 Homework assignments • 4 Interventions • 5 Hands-on approach • 6 See also • 7 References • 8 External links Inspiration The concept was inspired by the work of Milton Erickson, MD and Don Jackson, MD and has been associated with (but not limited to) the work of Jay Haley and Cloe Madanes (founders of Family Therapy Institute of Washington, DC in 1976), the Brief Therapy Team at the