Family Therapy Basics / Edition 3

Family Therapy Basics / Edition 3

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by Mark Worden
     
 

This text provides readers with the critical link between theory and practice illustrating how to actually "do" family therapy. It is a nuts-and-bolts primer that takes students step-by-step through the process of conducting family therapy sessions. The book starts with the initial session and finishes with the terminating session covering assessment, diagnosis,

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This text provides readers with the critical link between theory and practice illustrating how to actually "do" family therapy. It is a nuts-and-bolts primer that takes students step-by-step through the process of conducting family therapy sessions. The book starts with the initial session and finishes with the terminating session covering assessment, diagnosis, skills and techniques needed throughout each stage. The case of the Martin family, a blended family, is followed throughout the treatment process.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534519711
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/25/2002
Series:
Marital, Couple, & Family Counseling Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
1,021,975
Product dimensions:
6.46(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.32(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Movement to Systems and Social Construction. 2. The First Interview: Initiating Assessment and Engagement. 3. Engagement: Establishing Therapeutic Boundaries. 4. Assessment: Diagnosis and Systems Models. 5. Assessment: The Process of Identifying Family Patterns. 6. Change and Resistance. 7. Change Techniques. 8. Termination. Epilogue. References. Index.

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