Creating Happy Relationships

Creating Happy Relationships

by Richard Nelson-Jones
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826461751

ISBN-13: 9780826461759

Pub. Date: 08/23/2003

Publisher: SAGE Publications

'Relate counsellors interested in extending their learning about cognitive therapy will find this manual a comprehensive guide'- Jan Hobbs, Relate News

'An easy-to-read, comprehensive text which provides a practical guide to skills for starting, maintaining and cultivating successful relationships, whether of opposite sexes or the same sex' - The

Overview

'Relate counsellors interested in extending their learning about cognitive therapy will find this manual a comprehensive guide'- Jan Hobbs, Relate News

'An easy-to-read, comprehensive text which provides a practical guide to skills for starting, maintaining and cultivating successful relationships, whether of opposite sexes or the same sex' - The Australian Journal of Counselling Psychology

Creating Happy Relationships is written in a comfortable non-academic style, using simple everyday English, and incorporates recent research and theory. In addition to many vignettes of partners creating and cultivating happiness there are plenty of practical activities for improving partner skills. This book is a major resource for prospective partners, couples, for marriage preparation and counselling courses, and human communication and relationship education courses in schools, colleges and universities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826461759
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
08/23/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: INTRODUCTION
Creating and Developing Your Mind
Creating Your Communication and Feelings
Influences From Your Past
PART TWO: EMPOWERING YOUR MIND
Creating Self-Talk
Creating Visual Images
Creating Rules
Creating Perceptions
Creating Explanations
Creating Expectations
PART THREE: DEVELOPING YOUR COMMUNICATION
Becoming More Outgoing
Listening Better
Showing You Care
Sharing Intimacy
Enjoying Sex Together
Managing Anger and Communicating Assertively
Managing Relationship Problems

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