Family Therapy: An Overview / Edition 7

Family Therapy: An Overview / Edition 7

by Herbert Goldenberg, Irene Goldenberg
     
 

In this revision of their best-selling book, Irene and Herbert Goldenberg chronicle the history, development, training, research, and interventions of the field of family therapy, including a basic introduction to family systems theory and the family life cycle framework. Case studies (with transcripts of actual therapy sessions) bring theory to life. See more details below

Overview

In this revision of their best-selling book, Irene and Herbert Goldenberg chronicle the history, development, training, research, and interventions of the field of family therapy, including a basic introduction to family systems theory and the family life cycle framework. Case studies (with transcripts of actual therapy sessions) bring theory to life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495097594
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/08/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author


Herbert Goldenberg was Professor Emeritus of Psychology at California State University, Los Angeles, where he developed and taught classes in family therapy. Together with Irene Goldenberg he was awarded the 2007 American Family Therapy Academy lifetime achievement award for family therapy. He also held membership in the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, the American Family Therapy Academy, and the Family Therapy division of the American Psychological Association. He was also elected fellow in that APA division. The Goldenbergs co-authored another book published by Brooks/Cole, COUNSELING TODAY'S FAMILIES, Fourth Edition.

Irene Goldenberg is Professor Emeritus of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute. She served as Associate Chairperson of that department and as Director of Psychological Services for many years, and continues to teach marriage and family therapy courses to psychologists, psychiatrists, and social workers there. She currently supervises doctoral students and directs the family therapy program at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. Together with Herbert, Irene Goldenberg has been awarded the 2007 American Family Therapy Academy lifetime achievement award for family therapy. She also holds membership in the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, the American Family Therapy Academy, and the Family Therapy division of the American Psychological Association. She has been elected fellow in that APA division. The Goldenbergs are co-authors of another book published by Brooks/Cole, COUNSELING TODAY'S FAMILIES, Fourth Edition.

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Table of Contents

1. Adopting a Family Relationship Framework. 2. Family Development: Continuity and Change. 3. Gender, Culture, and Ethnicity in Family Functioning. 4. Interlocking Systems: The Individual, the Family, and the Community. 5. Origins and Growth of Family Therapy. 6. Professional Issues and Ethical Practices. 7. Psychodynamic Models. 8. Transgenerational Models. 9. Experiential Models. 10. The Structural Model. 11. Strategic and Systemic Models. 12. Behavioral and Cognitive-Behavioral Models. 13. Social Construction Models I: Solution-Focused Therapy And Collaborative Therapy. 14. Social Construction Models II: Narrative Therapy. 15. Psychoeducational Models: Teaching Skills to Specific Populations. 16. Research on Family Assessment and Therapeutic Outcomes. 17. Comparative View of Family Theories and Therapies.

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