Theories of family counseling | counseling theories | Mercer University–Cecil B. Day Campus

1. Psychodynamic approaches have been criticized for having a strong historical focus, the concern being families may focus on their history rather than present issues and problems. What are the advantages and disadvantages of only focusing on a historical approach? (1 double spaced page)
 2. You are working with a client family and begin to assist them in developing a three-generation family genogram.  The claim for reimbursement that you file for this family is rejected by the managed care organization, which is refusing to pay for genograms.  As a basis for filing an appeal of your claim, make a strong case for the value of genograms in therapeutic work. (1 double spaced page)