Research About Couple and Family Therapy
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Research in couple and family psychology
The research foundations of Couple and Family Therapy (CFT) span more than 45 years and are vast, multidimensional, and dynamic providing a strong foundation for clinical practice. Research by early pioneers focused established family therapy as an effective and clinically useful approach to treatment. This early focus has set the stage for a long and enduring history of clinical trial research focusing on the outcomes and effective processes of Couple and Family Therapy. The strong research foundation is a cornerstone of clinical practice and has helped establish the field as a viable and important one in the larger landscape of behavioral health care and psychotherapy. Currently research on the effectiveness of Couple and Family Therapy interventions is not only methodological complex and community-based helping unravel the complexities of family relationships and clinical change in real-life clinical contexts....
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