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Style of the Family Therapist - The Oedipal Son

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The Minuchin Archives - Style of the Family Therapist - Full Set
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Master Degree or Higher in Health-Related Field
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A young man and his family enter a consultation session after the issue was raised of their son “rubbing his eyes”. The issue being that the young man had recently left a psychiatric hospital for attempting to gouge out his own eye. The intense involvement between mother and son is the matrix within which the son’s obsessive compulsive symptomatology has risen. The fathers evident disengagement from mother and son supports and maintains the over involvement between the young man and his mother.