publication . Article . 1995

Family therapy and clinical psychology

Alan Carr;
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  • Published: 01 Nov 1995 Journal: Journal of Family Therapy, volume 17, pages 435-444 (issn: 0163-4445, eissn: 1467-6427, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Country: Ireland
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 assessme...
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free text keywords: Social Sciences (miscellaneous), Clinical Psychology, Social Psychology, Ireland, Surveys, Formative assessment, Mental health, Irish, language.human_language, language, Family medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Psychology, Psychiatry, Genogram, Abuse of power, Quarter (United States coin), Specialty, Family therapy
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