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In this ninth edition, the authors provide practice-oriented content in a more concise format that will help students become empathic and effective family therapists.

Author: Irene Goldenberg

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305092961

Category: Medical

Page: 608

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Completely up-to-date, this engaging and practice-oriented text is your complete resource to help students master the many facets of family therapy. In this ninth edition, the authors provide practice-oriented content in a more concise format that will help students become empathic and effective family therapists. New material focuses on how students can practice systemic thinking and on how to develop core competencies in family therapy. There is also increased attention to LGBTQ families and alternative forms of family life, and to gender, culture, and ethnic considerations. Color-coded boxes highlight key aspects of family therapy, such as family diversity, evidence-based practice research, Thinking Like a Clinician student exercises, case studies, clinical notes, and therapeutic encounters. Examples illustrate family therapists from many professions, including social work, MFT, psychology, and counseling. Learning objectives focus students' attention on key concepts. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
2016-02-17 By Irene Goldenberg

The process of change in couple therapy: A qualitative investigation. journal ofMarital and Family Therapy, 24, 177—188. Cicirelli, V. G. (1995). Sihling relationships across the life span. New York: Plenum Press. Clark, P. (2009).

Author: Herbert Goldenberg

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781133711049

Category: Medical

Page: 600

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This current, engaging, and practice-oriented text is your complete resource for mastering the many facets of family therapy. In this eighth edition, the authors provide practice-oriented content that will help you become an empathic and effective family therapist. The new edition includes the latest references and contemporary thinking on central issues such as family resiliency, alternative forms of family life today, gender, culture, and ethnic considerations. A new feature, Thinking like a Clinician, helps students to reflect on practice issues related to each chapter. This edition also contains the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Code of Ethics--a great reference that will help you understand the importance of ethical practices. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
2012-01-01 By Herbert Goldenberg

This popular workbook encourages students to explore their own family origins and the roles that family dynamics play in students' attitudes, values, and behavior patterns.

Author: Herbert Goldenberg

Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company

ISBN: 1133308570

Category: Education

Page: 192

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This popular workbook encourages students to explore their own family origins and the roles that family dynamics play in students' attitudes, values, and behavior patterns. Students are encouraged to think about systems theory in general and apply it to their own lives. By working through the book's in-depth interpersonal life-experience exercises, now greatly expanded, readers have a powerful subjective experience that can be used as a vehicle for discovering their own family strengths and interactive patterns as an aid in assessing their own potential as family therapists.
2011-10-07 By Herbert Goldenberg

In Chapter 8 there is an overview of the research base supporting the effectiveness of family therapy alongside descriptions of important and, hopefully, stimulating examples of different research paradigms that have been employed in ...

Author: Dallos Rudi Draper Rosalind

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 9780335239368

Category: Psychology

Page: 391

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Annotation The third edition ofAn Introduction to Family Therapyprovides an overview of the core concepts informing family therapy and systemic practice, covering the development of this innovative field from the 1950s to the present day. The book considers both British and International perspectives and includes the latest developments in current practice, regulation and innovation, looking at these developments within a wider political, cultural and geographical context. The third edition also contains:A new chapter on couple therapyA new chapter on practice development up to 2009Sections highlighting the importance of multi-disciplinary practice in health and welfareLists of key texts and diagrams, suggested reading organized by topic, and practical examples and exercises are also used in order to encourage the reader to explore and experiment with the ideas in their own practice. This book is key reading for students and practitioners of family therapy and systemic practice as well as those from the fields of counselling, psychology, social work and the helping professions who deal with family issues.

Milan family therapy: Variant and invariant methods. Northvale, NJ: Aronson. Goldenberg, I., & Goldenberg, H. (2013). Family therapy: An overview (8th ed.). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth. Hoffman, L. (2002). Family therapy: An intimate history ...

Author: Joseph L. Wetchler

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317963400

Category: Psychology

Page: 614

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Now in its second edition, this text introduces readers to the rich history and practice of Marriage and Family Therapy, with 32 professionals from across the US presenting their knowledge in their areas of expertise. This blend of approaches and styles gives this text a unique voice and makes it a comprehensive resource for graduate students taking their first course in Marriage and Family Therapy. The book is divided into three sections: Part 1 focuses on the components on which 21st century family therapy is based and summarizes the most recent changes made to not only therapeutic interventions, but to the very concept of “family.” Part 2 presents an overview of the 7 major theoretical models of the field: structural, strategic, Milan, social constructionist, experiential, transgenerational, and cognitive-behavioral family therapy. Each chapter in this section • Focuses on the founder of the theory, its theoretical tenants, and its key techniques • Shows how the model focuses on diversity • Presents the research that supports the approach Part 3 addresses specific treatment areas that are common to marriage and family therapists, such as sex therapy, pre-marital therapy, research, and ethics and legal issues. As an introduction to the field of Marriage and Family Therapy, this volume stands above the rest. Not only will readers gain an understanding of the rich history of the field and its techniques, but they will also see a complete picture of the context in which families are embedded, such as gender, culture, spirituality, and sexual orientation. This knowledge is the key to understanding what differentiates Marriage and Family Therapy from individual psychotherapy. Glossaries, case studies, tables, figures, and appendices appear generously throughout the text to present this information and give students a thorough overview to prepare them for their professional lives.
2014-08-27 By Joseph L. Wetchler

In M. McGoldrick, J. Giordano, 86 N. Garcia—Petro (Eds.), Ethnicity and family therapy (3rd ed.) (pp. ... Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families, 12(3), 271—274. ... Family therapy: An overview (4th ed.).

Author: Donald Collins

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781285401904

Category: Social Science

Page: 512

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Designed for students who will work with families, but not necessarily continue with advanced family therapy training, AN INTRODUCTION TO FAMILY SOCIAL WORK, Fourth Edition provides a strong foundation in the concepts and skills necessary for success in the profession. The text features engaging case studies, end-of-chapter exercises, illustrations, and graphics to help students master the material. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
2012-03-05 By Donald Collins

The Science and Practice of Working with Families and Couples Thomas L. Sexton, Jay Lebow ... Emotionally focused family therapy for bulimia: Changing attachment patterns. ... Integrative family therapy: An overview of major issues.

Author: Thomas L. Sexton

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136340116

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 588

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Integrative, research-based, multisystemic: these words reflect not only the state of family therapy, but the nature of this comprehensive handbook as well. The contributors, all well-recognized names who have contributed extensively to the field, accept and embrace the tensions that emerge when integrating theoretical perspectives and science in clinical settings to document the current evolution of couples and family therapy, practice, and research. Each individual chapter contribution is organized around a central theme: that the integration of theory, clinical wisdom, and practical and meaningful research produce the best understanding of couple and family relationships, and the best treatment options. The handbook contains five parts: • Part I describes the history of the field and its current core theoretical constructs • Part II analyzes the theories that form the foundation of couple and family therapy, chosen because they best represent the broad range of schools of practice in the field • Part III provides the best examples of approaches that illustrate how clinical models can be theoretically integrative, evidence-based, and clinically responsive • Part IV summarizes evidence and provides useful findings relevant for research and practice • Part V looks at the application of couple and family interventions that are based on emerging clinical needs, such as divorce and working in medical settings. Handbook of Family Therapy illuminates the threads that are common to family therapies and gives voice to the range of perspectives that are possible. Practitioners, researchers, and students need to have this handbook on their shelves, both to help look back on our past and to usher in the next evolution in family therapy.
2015-12-07 By Thomas L. Sexton

An Introduction to Family Social Work. Belmont, CA: Brooke & Cole. Di Nicola, V. F. (1985). An Overview: Family Therapy and Transcultural Psychiatry: An Emerging Synthesis in the Conceptual Basis. Transcultural Psychiatric Research ...

Author: Maurizio Andolfi

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781134812097

Category: Psychology

Page: 148

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Multi-generational Family Therapy reveals the limits of the medical model in treating mental and relational problems. It instead provides a toolkit for therapists, observing family functioning over at least three generations to explore the developmental history of the family in order to discover links between past trauma and broken emotional bonds, and current problems experienced by family members. Maurizio Andolfi honours the voices of children in therapy and enlists them as the key to unlocking unresolved family issues. The book provides an experiential model of intervention that centres on creativity and humanity as the best way to build an alliance and work with a family in crisis. Demonstrating with case examples, Andolfi outlines the relational skills and inner self of the therapist, focusing on the ability to be direct, authentic and emphatic. The use of relational questioning, silence, body language, physical contact and movement in therapy are explored in depth. Multi-generational Family Therapy will be of interest to anyone working with individuals, couples and families including child, adolescent and adult psychotherapists, psychiatrists, psychologists and counsellors. It will also prove useful to private practitioners, social workers, doctors, paediatricians and educators
2016-11-25 By Maurizio Andolfi

General systems theory, cybernetics and family therapy. In L. Hecker & J. Wetchler (Eds.), An Introduction to Marital and Family Therapy (pp. 39–62). New York: Haworth. Hoffman, L. (2001). Family Therapy: An Intimate History.

Author: Alan Carr

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118384275

Category: Psychology

Page: 552

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Now in its third edition, this highly regarded and well-establishedtextbook includes up-to-date coverage of recent advances in familytherapy practice and reviews of latest research, whilst retainingthe popular structure and chapter features of previous editions. Presents a unique, integrative approach to the theory andpractice of family therapy Distinctive style addresses family behaviour patterns, familybelief systems and narratives, and broader contextual factors inproblem formation and resolution Shows how the model can be applied to address issues ofchildhood and adolescence (e.g. conduct problems, drug abuse) andof adulthood (e.g. marital distress, anxiety, depression) Student-friendly features: chapters begin with a chapter planand conclude with a summary of key points; theoretical chaptersinclude a glossary of new terms; case studies and further readingsuggestions are included throughout
2012-07-31 By Alan Carr

How does identifying the patterns affect your thoughts and feelings about your family? About other relationships? ... Theory and practice of family therapy and counseling. Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole. ... Family therapy: An overview.

Author: Judy Esposito

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 9781506305066

Category: Social Science

Page: 368

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Introduction to Family Counseling: A Case Study Approach presents basic knowledge about family counseling and applies various theoretical models to a case example looking at one nuclear family, along with its extended family members, that readers follow throughout the text. Judy Esposito and Abbi Hattem’s multi-generational family is constructed from their experiences as professors and family therapists to exemplify the concepts and theories of family counseling. Beyond the theories of family counseling, students learn about the family life cycle and various tools for assessing families as well as the history of family counseling. Ethical issues relevant to family counseling are also included along with transcripts from hypothetical family counseling sessions throughout the book. In addition, the book focuses on working with diverse families and takes special care to emphasize multicultural issues.
2015-12-01 By Judy Esposito