Symbolic-Experiential Therapy in Medical Practices: Modern Model Description and Case Analysis

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Yongmei Qian, Jiyuan Zhang, Ruozhu Wang, Yujie Jin


Whitaker’s modern model is linked to the designed case in such a way that it aids in acknowledging the family members’ themselves and their capacity as problem solvers. Particularly, the model calls for the need to reinforce client capacity and allow them to play a leading role in shaping the direction of the therapy, with the approach expected to achieve lasting outcomes. Given that the family conflict in the case of Alejandro requires the active participation of the members to attract lasting effects, it remains inferable that it exhibits a direct relationship with Whitaker’s Symbolic-Experiential Therapy.

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