The purpose of this article is to address how a genogram can be incorporated in Reality Therapy based family counseling. We will review the core tenets of Reality Therapy, the general therapeutic use of genograms, while introducing the Basic Needs Genogram. Secondly, we will provide a case example to illustrate the use of the Basic Needs Genogram to a family. Finally, we will offer our final thoughts about the therapeutic implications of this intervention tool.
Clinical Psychology | Educational Psychology | Psychology | Student Counseling and Personnel Services
Recommended Repository Citation
Duba, Dr. Jill D.; Graham, Mary Amanda; Britzman, Mark; and Minatrea, Neresa. (2009). Introducing the “Basic Needs Genogram” in Reality Therapy-based Marriage and Family Counseling. International Journal of Reality Therapy, 28 (2), 15-19.
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