Couples in Treatment: Techniques and Approaches for Effective Practice / Edition 1

Couples in Treatment: Techniques and Approaches for Effective Practice / Edition 1

by Gerald R. Weeks, Stephen Treat
     
 

ISBN-10: 0876306784

ISBN-13: 9780876306789

Pub. Date: 01/28/1992

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This classic text is an indispensible resource for beginning couples therapists: a concise, practical guide to moving from theory and content to process and the therapist's use of self.

I am delighted to see the second edition of what should be considered a classic in couples therapy. So beautifully, concisely expanded, it should be in the hands of every

Overview

This classic text is an indispensible resource for beginning couples therapists: a concise, practical guide to moving from theory and content to process and the therapist's use of self.

I am delighted to see the second edition of what should be considered a classic in couples therapy. So beautifully, concisely expanded, it should be in the hands of every graduate student in training, as well as in the heads of seasoned professionals (Luciano L'Abate, PhD)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780876306789
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/1992
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsxi
Prefacexiii
Introductionxvii
Part IBasic Principles And Processes Of Couples Therapy
1Assessment and Case Formulation3
2Orienting Couples to Therapy20
3Balanced Intervention33
4Systemic Intervention48
5Moving from Content to Process57
6Building and Managing Intensity70
7Individual Therapy and Systemic Intervention85
8Working with Highly Reactive and Narcissistically Wounded Couples96
Part IIBasic Approaches And Techniques
9Enhancing Intimacy in Relationships109
10Reframing127
11Communication Techniques136
12Conflict Resolution149
13Cognitive Techniques175
14Techniques of Marital Contracting193
15Feelings203
16Extending Techniques from the Office to Home Using Homework (with Marian Brooks, M.S.)215
17Treating the Extramarital Affair226
Afterword264
References266
Index277
About the Authors289

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