Early developers of family systems therapy started doing family therapy in the 1940s and it was considered to be a revolutionary approach to therapy at the time. Now, there are many therapists who practice family therapy. For this discussion, think about how you would form a therapeutic relationship with the families you see. In your post, address the following:
- How would you begin to form therapeutic relationships with each of the family members under your care?
- Describe how family systems perspective differs from other theories studied.
- What more would you need to experience or learn to become effective family therapist?