publication . Article . 1995

Family therapy and clinical psychology

Carr, Alan;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Nov 1995
  • Publisher: Wiley
Abstract
The results of a survey of 111 clinical psychologists in the Republic of Ireland along with some comparable data from US and UK surveys were used to address a series of questions about the link between family therapy and clinical psychology. Family therapy was not a clearly identifiable sub-specialty within clinical psychology in Ireland. Family therapy theoretical models were used by more than a quarter of the Irish sample to conceptualize their work but by less than a tenth of US and UK respondents. In all three countries about a tenth of treatment time was devoted to the practice of family therapy. In Ireland, the use of family systems models, family asses...
Subjects
free text keywords: Clinical psychology, Family therapy, Ireland, Surveys
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