Friday, September 26, 2014

Integrative Couples Therapy

Multicultural/ Anti-domination Perspective
o Diversity is prevalent in this theory because therapists uses clients world-view
o Therapist uses not-knowing stance
o There are multiple paths to marital satisfaction, and each couple must find their own way.
o Can be applied to non-traditional couple
o Integrative can be an effective way to foster support and compassion for non-traditional couples.
o Appropriate for ethnic and cultural groups
o It is natural for problems arising in relationships reflecting two different cultures or ethnic groups
o Some collectivistic cultures accept differences more readily than individualistic ones.