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1. What are the specific steps in the Interview Model for Family Therapy/Counseling, e.g. the Systemic Contextual Approach? Briefly describe the interview steps. Make sure to include the miracle question in one of the steps. Provide at least two references.

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This solution effectively describes and discusses the specific steps in the Interview Model for Family Therapy/Counseling, the Systemic Contextual Approach. Specifically, it provides the five main questions in the systemic step-by-step interview process, and includes the miracle question, as well as examples of potential family responses.

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1. What are the specific steps in the Interview Model for Family Therapy/Counseling, e.g. the Systemic Contextual Approach? Briefly describe the interview steps, Make sure to include the miracle question in one of the steps. Provide at least two references.

Family therapy, also referred to as couple and family therapy and family systems therapy, and earlier generally referred to as marriage therapy, is a branch of psychotherapy that works with families and couples in intimate relationships to nurture change and development. It tends to view these in terms of the systems of interaction between family members. It emphasizes family relationships as an important factor in psychological health. As such, family problems have been seen to arise as an emergent property of systemic interactions, rather than to be blamed on individual members. Family therapists may focus more on how patterns of interaction maintain the problem rather than trying to identify the cause, ...

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