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The next phase was 1963 to 1985, at this time couples therapy was taken over by family therapy. Names such as Satir, Jackson, Bowen, and Haley start to emerge on the approaches they wanted to take in family therapy. Satir claimed naming the parts each individual played, such as the soother, the fomenter, the distractor. Satir encouraged confidence and realization in couples and families and viewed the therapist more as a supporting educator who could assist the couple in proceeding what treatment they began on their own. Haley concentrated on power and control to identify why individuals react the way they do in complex situations. He abstained from concentrating on knowledge, purification of emotions, and mindful power plays. He perceived the system as additional and more imperative, than the…show more content…
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