Unformatted text preview: direct communication, or can be applied as a messenger to convey the communication to the main party. According to this theory, it can be as a tool used in therapy as follows: • A third party is recruited to reduce anxiety and stabilize a couple’s relationship. • Underlying conflict not addressed & worsens. • Once the 3rd person is determined the balance accomplished is off again. • Effect in one part of family system impacts the whole system. • Therapist must be highly distinguished so as not to become caught up in triangulation with couple....
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- Spring '11
- Ode, Family therapy, Family systems theory, his/her violent nature, new mental abilities