Ethnicity and Family Therapy  Third Edition
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Ethnicity and Family Therapy Third Edition


  • Author : Monica McGoldrick
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release Date : 2005-08-18
  • Genre: Psychology
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781606237946


Ethnicity and Family Therapy Third Edition Book Description :

This widely used clinical reference and text provides a wealth of knowledge on culturally sensitive practice with families and individuals from over 40 different ethnic groups. Each chapter demonstrates how ethnocultural factors may influence the assumptions of both clients and therapists, the issues people bring to the clinical context, and their resources for coping and problem solving....

Family Therapy

Family Therapy


  • Author : Janice M. Rasheed
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2010-07-29
  • Genre: Psychology
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781412905749


Family Therapy Book Description :

This text offers a straightforward, comprehensive overview of both traditional and evolving theoretical models of family therapy and intervention techniques as well as a discussion of clinical issues unique to family therapy practice. Aiming to prepare students to develop beginning proficiency in family therapy, the authors outline major family therapy models in detail, including a step by step description of concepts, theories, skills, and techniques as well as a history of each model and its conceptual and theoretical underpinnings. The text also provides extensive case illustrations of family interviews that identify the specific stages, clinical issues, concepts, theories and techniques associated with each model. This core text is designed for g...

Essential Skills in Family Therapy  Third Edition

Essential Skills in Family Therapy Third Edition


  • Author : JoEllen Patterson
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release Date : 2018-01-25
  • Genre: Medical
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781462533435


Essential Skills in Family Therapy Third Edition Book Description :

"This book focuses on students, a pragmatic approach to treatment, regard for multidisciplinary perspectives, and respect for the influence of families on clients. Chapter 1 identifies concerns that new therapists frequently have, such as building confidence in their clinical work. Chapters 2-6 follow the usual time sequence of therapy--from initial contact with clients, to comprehensive assessment, to treatment planning and intervention. Chapters 7-10 deal with specific clinical situations based on presenting problems and the nature of client families. We examine major issues and approaches for working with children and adolescents, older adults, couples, and families that are struggling with serious mental illness. Chapter 11 highlights some common...

Re Visioning Family Therapy  Third Edition

Re Visioning Family Therapy Third Edition


  • Author : Monica McGoldrick
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release Date : 2019-05-14
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781462539741


Re Visioning Family Therapy Third Edition Book Description :

A leading text for courses that go beyond the basics of family systems theory, intervention techniques, and diversity, this influential work has now been significantly revised with 65% new material. The volume explores how family relationships--and therapy itself--are profoundly shaped by race, social class, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and other intersecting dimensions of marginalization and privilege. Chapters from leading experts guide the practitioner to challenge assumptions about family health and pathology, understand the psychosocial impact of oppression, and tap into clients' cultural resources for healing. Practical clinical strategies are interwoven with theoretical insights, case examples, training ideas, and therapists' reflecti...

Family Therapy Beyond Postmodernism

Family Therapy Beyond Postmodernism


  • Author : Carmel Flaskas
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Psychology
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780415183000


Family Therapy Beyond Postmodernism Book Description :

Postmodernist ideas are widely used in family therapy. However, it is argued that these ideas have their limits in meeting the richness and complexity of human experience and therapy practice. Family Therapy Beyond Postmodernism examines postmodernism and its expressions in family therapy, raising questions about: * reality and realness * the subjective process of truth * the experience of self. Alongside identifying the difficulties in any sole reliance on narrative and constructionist ideas, this book advocates the value of selected psychoanalytic ideas for family therapy practice, in particular: * attachment and the unconscious * transference, projective identification and understandings of time * psychoanalytic ideas about thinking and containmen...

Family Therapy

Family Therapy


  • Author : John B Burnham
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2002-11-01
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781134971572


Family Therapy Book Description :

Family therapy is a rapidly expanding field. This book introduces a range of concepts, skills and applications from a systemic approach. The first part sets out the theory and examines relationship types, the family life cycle, interactional sequences and different models of change. The next section puts the theory into practice. It describes verbal and non-verbal techniques which are used to elicit information and initiate change. The last part considers some of the necessary conditions for the successful integration and application of this approach in social work practice, illustrated by detailed case examples. A series of graduated exercises is designed to encourage readers to explore the theory and practice of family therapy in their own agencies...

Integrating Gender and Culture in Family Therapy Training

Integrating Gender and Culture in Family Therapy Training


  • Author : Toni Schindler Zimmerman
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-04-15
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781135789510


Integrating Gender and Culture in Family Therapy Training Book Description :

Don't let hidden cultural expectations sabotage your therapeutic relationships! Integrating Gender and Culture in Family Therapy Training offers positive strategies for teaching your students to understand the ways in which cultural expectations affect individuals, society, the therapeutic relationship, and even the relationship between supervisor and trainee. Integrating Gender and Culture in Family Therapy Training explores the ways you and your students can become more effective by bringing your unspoken assumptions into the light. It presents empirical research and personal experiences dealing with multicultural and gender issues in therapy and therapist training programs. In addition, it offers dialogues with some of the founders of feminist fam...

Family Therapy

Family Therapy


  • Author : Alan Carr
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-10-04
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119954651


Family Therapy Book Description :

This highly regarded and well-established textbook includes up-to-date coverage of recent advances in family therapy practice and reviews of latest research, whilst retaining the popular structure and chapter features of previous editions....

Doing Family Therapy  Third Edition

Doing Family Therapy Third Edition


  • Author : Robert Taibbi
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release Date : 2015-05-12
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781462521234


Doing Family Therapy Third Edition Book Description :

Featuring rich case examples, this book has helped tens of thousands of students and therapists build the skills and confidence needed to tackle the full range of issues that families bring to therapy. Rather than advocating one best approach, Robert Taibbi shows that there are multiple ways to guide families and harness their strengths. The book maps out the challenges and process of the beginning, middle, and end stages of treatment; presents creative strategies for assessment and intervention with parents and kids of all ages; analyzes how working with individuals can effect helpful changes in couples and families; and offers practical tips for overcoming common roadblocks. End-of-chapter reflection questions and experiential exercises encourage r...

Becoming a Marriage and Family Therapist

Becoming a Marriage and Family Therapist


  • Author : Eugene Mead
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-12-12
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118323403


Becoming a Marriage and Family Therapist Book Description :

Becoming a Marriage and Family Therapist is a practical "how to" guide designed to help trainee therapists successfully bridge the gap between classroom and consulting room. Readers will learn how to apply empirically-based methods to the core tasks of therapy in order to improve competency, establish effective supervision, and deliver successful client outcomes. A practical guide to improving competency across the core tasks of therapy, based on over 40 years of observation and teaching by an internationally acclaimed author Presents treatment protocols that show how to apply therapy task guidelines to a range of empirically-supported marriage and family treatments Provides extended coverage on assessing and beginning treatment with crisis areas suc...