TITLE

The Intersystem Model of Psychotherapy: An Integrated Systems Treatment Approach

AUTHOR(S)
Weeks, Gerald R.; Cross, Chad L.
PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Guidance & Counseling;Winter2004, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p57
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article introduces the intersystem model of psychotherapy and discusses its utility as a truly integrative and comprehensive approach. The foundation of this conceptually complex approach comes from dialectic metatheory; hence, its derivation requires an understanding of both foundational and integrational constructs. The article provides a historical perspective of integrative therapy and discusses the development and foundational constructs of the intersystem approach and the approach as a contextual meta-framework for therapy. The article concludes with a diagram and an idealized case study to illustrate the practical application of this approach in a clinical setting.
ACCESSION #
16876920

 

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