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Meaning of family therapy

fam'ily ther'apy

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  1. the psychotherapeutic treatment of more than one member of a family simultaneously at the same session, based on the assumption that problems can best be understood and corrected by observing the interaction of family members and identifying methods for improving their interrelationships.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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