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I need help comparing two therapy models (structural family therapy, or strategic family therapy model, or the Milan systemic therapy model) by noting the similarities and differences. I also have to consider under what circumstances these two models might be applied as well as their strengths and limitations.

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The structural family therapy model is a model of family therapy in which that therapist seeks to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the function of the family as a familial unit. The therapist seeks to essentially unify the family and increase the interrelationships that are within the family unit. One of the primary means by which the therapist accomplishes this is by strengthening the level and frequency of interaction between the members within the family. This is very important due to the fact that the ...