How might you conceptualize this family, using a cognitive-behavioural approach?  What positive and/or negative reinforcements do you think may be maintaining the girl’s restrictive eating behaviour?  What positive and/or negative reinforcements do you think may be maintaining each parent’s behaviour?Discuss

Discussion Question 2: How do you see yourself incorporating some of the theories we have covered in this course?  For example, can you imagine using some of the Gottman Model by itself, and/or integrated into another theory?  How might you use specific couple/family therapy interventions in your future practice?  Even for those who do not plan to practice couple or family therapy, how will you incorporate an understanding of family systems thinking into your individual work?

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