Couples Therapy: Working with Individuals within Their Relationship

Couples Therapy: Working with Individuals within Their Relationship

by Jim Crawley, Jan Grant
     
 

Using vivid case studies and vignettes of clinical practice, Crawley and Grant provide a comprehensive overview of couples therapy within a psychodynamic and systemic framework. Arguing that successful work with couples requires an understanding of, and a capacity to engage with, both the individual partners and the dynamics of their relationship, the authors show

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Overview

Using vivid case studies and vignettes of clinical practice, Crawley and Grant provide a comprehensive overview of couples therapy within a psychodynamic and systemic framework. Arguing that successful work with couples requires an understanding of, and a capacity to engage with, both the individual partners and the dynamics of their relationship, the authors show how theoretical understanding of the phenomenon of the couple relationship plays out in the practical issues that confront the counselor or therapist working with couples.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403994905
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
02/05/2008
Series:
Psychotherapy Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

JIM CRAWLEY is a practitioner in private practice in psychoanalytic psychotherapy, with a particular interest in couples therapy. JAN GRANT is associate professor and program coordinator of the Masters/PhD programs in Counselling Psychology at Curtin University of Technology, Perth.

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