Come restituire la voce e la competenza al bambino attraverso la terapia familiare - In this paper the Author outlines the importance of activating young children in family therapy. He describes through a few clinical examples how to use children’s relational competence and their skills in bridigings generations. His/her psychological/psychosomatic disorders could play a different role in a therapeutic context, oriented to looking for children’s resources more than treating symptoms. The child can be considered a therapist’s consultant in couple therapy. When invited, his voice and his sensitivity can help parents to find areas of agreement and mutual respect.
Keywords: Child, consultant, intergenerational bridge, relational competence, playing, couple therapy.