An Integrated Approach to Family Systems Therapy

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This workshop will present an understanding of how family systems develop out of the Life Scripts of the individual partners who begin the family and how they can be worked with to assist the members in changing the family system so they achieve a happy family life.  Structural, Strategic, and Redecision Family therapy will be taught in an integrated approach to maximize change by meeting the family at their level of functioning. Join us for a fun, informative, and therapeutic experience to learn how to work effectively with families in your practice.


Learning Objectives:

Participants will be able to:

  • Describe how family dynamics are shaped by the parents.

  • Demonstrate how to conduct an initial, diagnostic interview.

  • List three different approaches that can be used in treating families.

  • Describe the different stroking patterns can exist in families.

  • Describe the different levels of functioning in families.

  • Explain the “outside in” approach of family therapy.

  • Describe an approach to making explicit what is happening within the family system to the identified patient.

  • Describe the importance of emotional literacy to healthy family development.

  • Explain the role of attachment in family dynamics.

  • List two benefits to working with the entire family, including children, as opposed to working with just children or just the parents.

  • Describe the role of the therapist in an integrated systems approach to family therapy. 

DATES:  August 19-20, 2022

TIMES:  9:00am  - 5:00pm daily

FACULTY:     Vann Joines, Ph.D., Approved Supervisor, AAMFT

TUITION: $380 ($360 if registered one month in advance, $100 deposit)

LEVEL:           Beginner and Intermediate                                                                                


*For an outline of the program schedule, visit or call (919) 929-1171.


August 19th, 2022 9:00 AM to August 20th, 2022 5:00 PM
United States
Event Fee(s)
Early Registration $360.00
Deposit $100.00
Registration $380.00