Clinical Handbook of Couple Therapy, Fourth Edition / Edition 4
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Clinical Handbook of Couple Therapy, Fourth Edition / Edition 4

by Alan S. Gurman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1593858213

ISBN-13: 9781593858216

Pub. Date: 07/11/2008

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

This authoritative handbook provides a definitive overview of the theory and practice of couple therapy. Noted contributors—many of whom developed the approaches they describe—combine clear conceptual exposition with thorough descriptions of therapeutic techniques. In addition to presenting major couple therapy models in step-by-step detail, the book

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This authoritative handbook provides a definitive overview of the theory and practice of couple therapy. Noted contributors—many of whom developed the approaches they describe—combine clear conceptual exposition with thorough descriptions of therapeutic techniques. In addition to presenting major couple therapy models in step-by-step detail, the book describes effective applications for particular populations and problems. Chapters adhere closely to a uniform structure to facilitate study and comparison, enhancing the book's utility as a reference and text.

See also Clinical Casebook of Couple Therapy, also edited by Alan S. Gurman, which presents in-depth illustrations of treatment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593858216
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
07/11/2008
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
736
Sales rank:
466,599
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. A Framework for the Comparative Study of Couple Therapy: History, Models, and Applications, Alan S. Gurman

I. Models of Couple Therapy

Behavioral Approaches

2. Cognitive-Behavioral Couple Therapy, Donald H. Baucom, Norman B. Epstein, Jaslean J. LaTaillade, and Jennifer S. Kirby

3. Integrative Behavioral Couple Therapy, Sona Dimidjian, Christopher R. Martell, and Andrew Christensen

Humanistic–Existential Approaches

4. Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy, Susan M. Johnson

5. Gottman Method Couple Therapy, John Mordechai Gottman and Julie Schwartz Gottman

Psychodynamic and Transgenerational Approaches

6. Object Relations Couple Therapy, Jill Savege Scharff and David E. Scharff

7. Transgenerational Couple Therapy, Laura Roberto-Forman

Social Constructionist Approaches

8. Narrative Couple Therapy, Jill Freedman and Gene Combs

9. Solution-Focused Couple Therapy, Michael F. Hoyt

Systemic Approaches

10. Brief Strategic Couple Therapy, Varda Shoham, Michael J. Rohrbaugh, and Audrey A. Cleary

11. Structural Couple Therapy, George M. Simon

Integrative Approaches

12. Affective–Reconstructive Couple Therapy: A Pluralistic, Developmental Approach, Douglas K. Snyder and Alexandra E. Mitchell

13. Integrative Couple Therapy: A Depth-Behavioral Approach, Alan S. Gurman

II. Applications of Couple Therapy: Special Populations, Problems, and Issues

Rupture and Repair of Relational Bonds: Affairs, Divorce, Violence, and Remarriage

14. Couple Therapy and the Treatment of Affairs, Kristina Coop Gordon, Donald H. Baucom, Douglas K. Snyder, and Lee J. Dixon

15. Separation and Divorce Issues in Couple Therapy, Jay Lebow

16. Couple Therapy and Physical Aggression, K. Daniel O’Leary

17. Couple Therapy with Remarried Partners, James H. Bray

Couple Therapy and the Treatment of Psychiatric and Medical Disorders

18. Couple Therapy for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, Gary R. Birchler, William Fals-Stewart, and Timothy J. O’Farrell

19. Couple Therapy and the Treatment of Depression, Steven R. H. Beach, Jessica A. Dreifuss, Kameron Franklin, Charles Kamen, and Barbara Gabriel

20. Couple Therapy and the Treatment of Borderline Personality and Related Disorders, Alan E. Fruzzetti and Barrett Fantozzi

21. Couple Therapy and the Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction, Barry W. McCarthy and Maria Thestrup

22. Couple Therapy and Medical Issues: Working with Couples Facing Illness, Nancy Breen Ruddy and Susan H. McDaniel

Couple Therapy in Broader Context

23. Gender Issues in the Practice of Couple Therapy, Carmen Knudson-Martin

24. Gay and Lesbian Couples in Therapy: Minority Stress, Relational Ambiguity, and Families of Choice, Robert-Jay Green and Valory Mitchell

25. African American Couples in Therapy, Nancy Boyd-Franklin, Shalonda Kelly, and Jennifer Durham

26. Legal and Ethical Issues in Couple Therapy, Michael C. Gottlieb, Jon Lasser, and Georganna L. Simpson

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