Brief Relational Couple Therapy
Department of Family Therapy
Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy
In keeping with other brief therapy models – including MRI (developed by the clinicians at the Mental Research Institute, e.g., Watzlawick et al. 1974), Strategic Therapy (Haley 1987), Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) (e.g., de Shazer 1985), and the Milan Associates (e.g., Boscolo et al. 1987) – Brief Relational Couple Therapy (BRCT) is a systemic approach significantly influenced by Gregory Bateson’s revolutionary systemic ideas (Bateson 2000) and Milton Erickson’s innovative hypnotherapy and psychotherapy methods (Erickson 1980; Flemons 2002; Flemons and Green 2007, 2018; Haley 1986).
Counseling | Social and Behavioral Sciences
Flemons, Douglas G. and Green, Shelley K., "Brief Relational Couple Therapy" (2017). CAHSS Faculty Books and Book Chapters. 125.