Family Therapy; Concepts and Methods / Edition 4

Family Therapy; Concepts and Methods / Edition 4

by Michael P. Nichols, Richard C. Schwartz, Richard C. Schwartz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205269834

ISBN-13: 9780205269839

Pub. Date: 08/01/1997

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

With the rise of managed care's influence and the ever-growing importance of research, family therapists need in-depth coverage of both theories and clinical techniques. Some states use this book as a required book to use in preparation of the licensing exam. Written by well-known authors who speak continuously at state and antional meetings all over…  See more details below

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With the rise of managed care's influence and the ever-growing importance of research, family therapists need in-depth coverage of both theories and clinical techniques. Some states use this book as a required book to use in preparation of the licensing exam. Written by well-known authors who speak continuously at state and antional meetings all over the country, previous editions of this book have been considered the standard reference work, and this new edition is no exception. With contributions from leading family therapists this new edition includes up-to-date coverage of current approaches to family therapy. Topics include: the foundations and evolution of family therapy; fundamental concepts; classic schools of family therapy; current developments, and more. An ideal reference for new and practicing therpaists, social workers, and psychologists. A must have for all family therapists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205269839
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
08/01/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
586
Product dimensions:
7.24(w) x 9.58(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
1The Foundations of Family Therapy1
2The Evolution of Family Therapy13
3Early Models and Basic Techniques: Group Process and Communications Analysis67
4The Fundamental Concepts of Family Therapy109
5Bowen Family Systems Therapy141
6Experiential Family Therapy177
7Psychoanalytic Family Therapy205
8Structural Family Therapy241
9Cognitive-Behavioral Family Therapy271
10Family Therapy Enters the Twenty-First Century315
11From Strategic to Solution-Focused: The Evolution of Brief Therapy355
12Narrative Therapy397
13Integrative Models423
14Comparative Analysis447
15Family Therapy Research: Science into Practice, Practice into Science503
Appendix A535
Appendix B543
Appendix C549
Author Index557
Subject Index567

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