Reworking Family Schemas

  • Frank M. Dattilio


Schemas have no doubt become the cornerstone of contemporary cognitive therapy. As the cardiovascular system is to the human body, schemas are to the basis of thought and perception with all human beings. They function as the driving impetus for emotion and behavior. They have, in essence, become the template for all human experience.


Family Therapy Family Constitution Automatic Thought Dysfunctional Family Individual Family Member 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Frank M. Dattilio
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  1. 1.University of Pennsylvania School of MedicineUSA

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