Structural Family Therapy: How It Works, Cost, & What to Expect
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Primary Changes: Updated for readability and clarity. Reviewed and added relevant resources. Revised “Core Concepts of Structural Family Therapy”. Added “Structural Family Therapy Techniques”, “What Are the Benefits of SFT?”, “How Long Does SFT Last?”. New material written by Silvi Saxena, MBA, MSW, LSW, CCTP, OSW-C and reviewed by Kristen Fuller, MD.
Author: Silvi Saxena, MBA, MSW, LSW, CCTP, OSW-C
Reviewer: Benjamin Troy, MD