Essentials of Family Therapy / Edition 1

Essentials of Family Therapy / Edition 1

by Michael P. Nichols, Richard C. Schwartz
     
 

This guide for students and practitioners presents broad coverage of the field of family therapy. Written by a practicing family therapist, the text examines the beginnings of the field of family therapy, its classic schools, and recent developments. Throughout the text, therapeutic concepts are illustrated with clinical examples. The volume concludes with a… See more details below

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This guide for students and practitioners presents broad coverage of the field of family therapy. Written by a practicing family therapist, the text examines the beginnings of the field of family therapy, its classic schools, and recent developments. Throughout the text, therapeutic concepts are illustrated with clinical examples. The volume concludes with a comparative analysis of various models of family therapy and a discussion of the scientific basis of couples and family research. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205316830
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
07/20/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.52(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents

1The foundations of family therapy1
2The evolution of family therapy7
3Getting started in family therapy : basic techniques35
4The fundamental concepts of family therapy56
5Bowen family systems therapy81
6Strategic family therapy102
7Structural family therapy126
8Experiential family therapy147
9Psychoanalytic family therapy167
10Cognitive-behavior family therapy189
11Family therapy in the twenty-first century212
12Solution-focused therapy248
13Narrative therapy263
14Integrative models278
15Comparative analysis294
16Family therapy research : empirical foundations and practice implications311

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