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The Strategic school of therapy is widely known for its use of paradoxical interventions.
-define paradoxical interventions; how can I as a student better understand this concept.
-How would this principle be applied (at least 2 examples from the case below)

Jean and Henry have been married for eight years and have one child, Jessica, who is five years old. Henry travels a great deal for his job, and Jean stays at home with Jessica. Jean has taken time out from her career to parent Jessica full-time in her early years. For the last three years, Jessica has attended preschool half days, three days a week, and Jean has encouraged additional creative learning activities. Henry is a very involved dad, calling Jessica every night and spending as much time as possible with her on the weekends. These parents are enmeshed with their child and give her wonderful care. However, they are failing to teach the child to obey rules and to respect adult authority, resulting in difficulty with her entrance into school. The child is afraid to go to school, and the parents simply reinforce her fears by allowing her to stay home.

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Strategic School of Therapy is primarily focused on the goal of getting results with short term therapy. Paradoxical Interventions is part of this school of therapy and works on changing behaviors to get results, rather than being insight focused as many other therapies often are. PI does not shun insights, it is more that it is committed to causing change to occur and insights will follow almost as a natural course of action.

some references :
http://www.jay-haley-on-therapy.com/html/strategic_therapy.html

http://www.psychpage.com/learning/library/counseling/strategic.html

http://www.amazon.com/reader/0876306423?_encoding=UTF8&ref_=sib_dp_pt#reader

It works by first identifying "stuck" behavior or a stuck pattern. The therapist then must figure out the the unspoken rules of the pattern or behavior, then finally the therapist designs a new pattern with new rules.

http://ezinearticles.com/?The-Parents-Toolkit:-Paradoxical-Intervention&id=422713

Some ideas for Jessica. Next time she does not want to go to school, ask her to scream and yell and throw (safe things in a safe room) and have a tantrum about not going to school. This will help her to express her feelings rather than fight them or try to ...

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The Strategic school of therapy is widely known for its use of paradoxical interventions.
-define paradoxical interventions; -How would this principle be applied (at least 2 examples from the case below)

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