Clinical Practice With Families / Edition 1

Clinical Practice With Families / Edition 1

by Michael Rothery, George Enns
     
 

ISBN-10: 0789010852

ISBN-13: 9780789010858

Pub. Date: 04/01/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Instead of exploring these ideas in the abstract, Clinical Practice wi th Families illustrates them with in-depth case examples that include detailed studies of the client family's history and traditions, extens ive analyses of the family system, and actual dialogue from sessions, along with the therapist's comments on shifting alliances and other un spoken

Overview

Instead of exploring these ideas in the abstract, Clinical Practice wi th Families illustrates them with in-depth case examples that include detailed studies of the client family's history and traditions, extens ive analyses of the family system, and actual dialogue from sessions, along with the therapist's comments on shifting alliances and other un spoken occurrences. No other technique could better demonstrate the pr actical integration of therapeutic skills and concepts to meet the cli entsF needs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789010858
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/01/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
270
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

  • Foreword
  • Introduction: Creativity and Frameworks
  • Our Purpose
  • Clinical Theory and the Ecological Perspective
  • Clinical Theory: An Embarrassment of Riches
  • Case Example: The Doyles
  • Creativity
  • Frameworks
  • Part I. Essential Themes—A Framework for Understanding
  • Chapter 1. Boundaries
  • The Nature of Boundaries
  • Qualities and Functions of Boundaries
  • The Rhythm of Contact and Withdrawal
  • A Boundary Dynamic
  • The Boundary Negotiation Process
  • Boundaries and Identity
  • Boundaries in Context
  • Chapter 2. Traditions
  • Traditions Defined
  • Sources of Traditions
  • The Advantages of the Concept
  • Our Relationship to Traditions
  • Rebecca and Daniel's Crisis Revisited
  • Chapter 3. Development of Individuals in Families: Themes and Variations
  • The Advantages of a Developmental View
  • A Perspective on Development
  • The New Couple
  • Boundaries with the Couple's Extended Family and Other Systems
  • Bearing and Caring for Children
  • Caring for Adolescents
  • Launching the Young Adult
  • Attachment and Disengagement in Later Life
  • Further Variations
  • The Therapist's Developmental Issues
  • Part II. Facilitating Change
  • Chapter 4. Understanding Change
  • Theories of Explanation and Theories of Change
  • Relationship As a Precondition for Change
  • Boundaries and the Helping Relationship
  • Traditions and the Helping Relationship
  • Change and the Boundary Dynamic
  • Summary: Generalizations About Change
  • Example: Ideas About Change in Action
  • Final Note: Technique and Creativity
  • Chapter 5. Setting Goals, Discovering Solutions
  • Defining Problems and Discovering Solutions
  • Traditions and the Search for Solutions
  • Integrating Different Agendas
  • Goals and Stages in the Process of Change
  • Chapter 6. Clarifying Boundaries: Boundaries As a Framework for Therapy
  • Clarifying Boundaries: A New Example
  • The Generational Boundary
  • Clarifying Boundaries: An Extended Example
  • Chapter 7. Helping Vulnerable Families
  • The Concept of Vulnerability
  • Vulnerability and Clinical Intervention
  • Vulnerability and Boundaries
  • Vulnerability and Traditions
  • Case Example: The McDougalls
  • Expanding Our Understanding: The Ecomap
  • Focus on Strengths
  • Implications for Service
  • Epilogue: Future Creative Challenges
  • References
  • Index

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