DVD for Bitter's Theory and Practice of Family Therapy and Counseling

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Overview


This companion DVD demonstrates key techniques and family therapy theories in action. It includes up-to-date counseling examples, as well as counseling theories demonstrated in 15-minute segments. This allows you to show clips in class easily or assign the viewing of individual clips for homework. The DVD can be used in conjunction with other family texts, including GOLDENBERG/GOLDENBERG; HANNA; TOMLISON; GEHART/TUTTLE; and WORDEN.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780495594857
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 2/29/2008
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.60 (h) x 0.10 (d)

Meet the Author


James R. Bitter is a professor in the Counseling Department at East Tennessee State University. He has more than 38 years of teaching experience and has authored numerous publications, including 33 chapters or sections written for textbooks and trade books, more than 30 journal articles, and six videos. He also has served on four editorial boards and has conducted many seminars across the country and internationally. His teaching, publications, and training have focused on marriage and family and Adlerian therapy.
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Table of Contents

Preface. Foreword by Gerald Corey. Part I: BASIC ISSUES IN THE PRACTICE OF FAMILY THERAPY AND COUNSELING. 1. Introduction and Overview. 2 The Family Practitioner as Person and Professional. 3. Virtue, Ethics, and Legality in Family Practice. Part II: THEORIES AND TECHNIQUES OF FAMILY THERAPY AND COUNSELING—INTRODUCING THE QUEST FAMILY. 4. Multigenerational Family Therapy. 5. Adlerian Family Therapy. 6. Human Validation Process Model. 7. Symbolic-Experiential Family Therapy. 8. Structural Family Therapy. 9. Strategic Family Therapy. 10. Solution-focused/Solution-oriented Therapy. 11. Postmodernism, Social Construction, and Narratives in Family Therapy. 12. Feminist Family Therapy. 13. Cognitive-Behavioral Family Therapy. 14. Parenting for the 21st Century. Part III: INTEGRATION AND APPLICATION. 15. Integration I: From Self-Discovery to Family Practice: Forming a Relationship and Family Assessment. 16. Integration II: Shared Meaning, Tailoring Interventions, and Facilitating Change—plus Integrative Family Therapy with the Quest Family. Appendix Summary and Review of Family Models. Glossary. Index for Ethical Codes of the Helping Professions. Author Index/Subject Index.

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