Family Therapy With Patients Having Physical Health Problems
In Family Therapy With Patients Having Physical Health Problems, Dr. Susan H. McDaniel demonstrates her biopsychosocial systems approach to working with clients experiencing health issues. In this form of therapy, the focus is on the role medical illness plays in the client's emotional life and in the client's relationships with family members and with health professionals. In this session, Dr. McDaniel works with a 60-year-old woman with symptoms of depression. She meets with the client, her husband, and her son to help them to deal with her diagnosis.
This video features a client and family members portrayed by actors on the basis of actual case material.