Brief Psychotherapy with Children and Their Families: The State of the Art

Mina Karen Dulcan*

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Abstract

This paper presents a review of the literature on planned brief psychotherapy with children, adolescents, and their families. Existing models of therapy are described and categorized by their most prominent theoretical foundations and methods of intervention into psychodynamic, crisis, family systems, and guidance or educational. Available outcome data are critically discussed. Recommendations for practice are made, based on clinical experience and published research.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)544-551
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Child Psychiatry
Volume23
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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