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Theme-Focused Family Therapy: Working with the Dynamics of Emotional Abuse and Neglect within an Attachment and Systems Perspective

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Theme-focused Family Therapy (TFFT) is a form of therapeutic intervention which addresses the emotional world of traumatised families. It does this by organising the family sessions around a central key theme which focuses on the affective experience of the family members. The work is to enable the family to discuss their emotions, the impact they have as individuals on one another, and the meaning they have for each other.

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Family Therapy Attachment Style Child Protection Attachment Theory Maternal Sensitivity 
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