Hoover family from “Little Miss Sunshine” psychotherapy
Watch the movie “Little Miss Sunshine”. The Hoover family come to your office seeking family psychotherapy. Incorporate learnings and theories of Bowen, Minuchin, Haley, and others in family therapy theories as you evaluate the Hoovers across such dimensions as differentiation of self, cybernetics, boundaries (rigid vs diffuse), feedback loops (negative vs positive), marital skew, marital schism, triangles, coalitions, alliances, multigenerational transmission, and/or any other areas you may choose to include. Offer your recommendations as to what items you would include in a treatment plan for the family. You may include positive attributes as well as those that could benefit from your treatment.