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communication therapy

Communication therapy is an umbrella term for various forms of therapy based on cybernetic concepts. The theoretical framework, formulation of hypotheses, and intervention strategies are based on the findings of communication theory, systems theory, and game theory. Within the field of communication therapy one can differentiate between strategic therapy and systemic therapy.
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Definition extracted with permission from Simon, Fritz, et al, Family Process, Inc.: Language of Family Therapy: A Systemic Vocabulary and Source Book (Family Process Press Series)