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Family Therapy Homework Planner, Second Edition [NOOK Book]


Features new and updated assignments and exercises to meet the changing needs of mental health professionals

The Family Therapy Homework Planner, Second Edition provides you with an array of ready-to-use, between-session assignments designed to fit virtually every therapeutic mode. This easy-to-use sourcebook features:

  • New and updated homework assignments consistent with evidence-based therapies and grouped ...
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Features new and updated assignments and exercises to meet the changing needs of mental health professionals

The Family Therapy Homework Planner, Second Edition provides you with an array of ready-to-use, between-session assignments designed to fit virtually every therapeutic mode. This easy-to-use sourcebook features:

  • New and updated homework assignments consistent with evidence-based therapies and grouped by presenting problems including adoption, communication issues, interracial family problems, sexual abuse, and school concerns
  • 78 ready-to-copy exercises covering the most common issues encountered by families in therapy, such as family-of-origin interference, depression in family members, divorce, financial conflict, adolescent and parent conflicts, traumatic life events, and dependency issues
  • Expert guidance on how and when to make the most efficient use of the exercises
  • Assignments that are cross-referenced to The Family Therapy Treatment Planner, Second Edition—so you can quickly identify the right exercise for a given situation or problem
  • A CD-ROM that contains all the exercises in a word-processing format—allowing you to customize them to suit you and your clients’ unique styles and needs

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470638361
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 8/3/2010
  • Series: PracticePlanners , #268
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 264
  • Sales rank: 1,167,428
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

LOUIS J. BEVILACQUA, PsyD, is a Clinical Psychologist and Vice President of Life Counseling Services (LCS), which has over twenty-five office locations throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Florida. Dr. Bevilacqua is the Internship Training Director at LCS, which is an Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC) approved training program.

FRANK M. DATTILIO, PhD, ABPP, maintains a dual faculty appointment in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Distinguished Psychologist Award from the American Psychological Association’s Division 29. He has written more than 200 professional publications and fourteen books in the areas of marital and family discord, anxiety disorders, and forensic and clinical psychology.

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Table of Contents

Practice Planner Series Preface
Sect. I Additions 1
Exercise I.A Staying Clean 2
Exercise I.B What Else Can I Do? 5
Exercise I.C Other Addictive Behaviors 7
Sect. II Adoption 10
Exercise II.A This Is How I Feel 11
Exercise II.B My Safe Place 14
Sect. III Anger Problems 17
Exercise III.A Why Am I So Angry? 18
Exercise III.B What Happens When I Become Angry? 20
Exercise III.C I Don't Have Any Bruises but I Still Hurt 23
Exercise III.D Go Blow Out Some Candles 27
Sect. IV Anxiety 29
Exercise IV.A My/Our Daughter Is Afraid to Go to School 30
Exercise IV.B When I Feel Anxious It Is Like ... 32
Exercise IV.C My Mother's Anxiety Makes Me Feel ... 35
Sect. V Behavioral Problems in Children and Adolescents 38
Exercise V.A My Child Just Won't Listen 39
Exercise V.B Acting As If 42
Exercise V.C We Have to Have Some Kind of Agreement 45
Exercise V.D Charting Our Course 48
Sect. VI Bipolar Disorder 51
Exercise VI.A My Mom Just Won't Stay on Her Medication 52
Sect. VII Blaming 56
Exercise VII.A Don't Look at Me, Ask Him 57
Exercise VII.B The Blaming Jar 59
Exercise VII.C What's My Job? 61
Sect. VIII Blended Families 64
Exercise VIII.A I Have Too Many Parents 65
Exercise VIII.B We Need to Agree 69
Sect. IX Child Sexual Abuse 73
Exercise IX.A Getting It Out 74
Exercise IX.B I Gotta Stop Thinking This Way 79
Exercise IX.C A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words 81
Sect. X Communication Problems 86
Exercise X.A How Can I Talk So He'll Listen? 87
Exercise X.B Everything Is Always Negative in Our House 90
Sect. XI Death/Loss Issues 92
Exercise XI.A Gone but Not Forgotten 93
Sect. XII Depression 98
Exercise XII.A Someone in My Family Is Depressed 99
Exercise XII.B When Am I Depressed? 101
Exercise XII.C What Am I Thinking When I Am Feeling Depressed? 104
Exercise XII.D What Do Others Value about Me? 106
Exercise XII.E My/Our Daughter Is Depressed 108
Sect. XIII Disillusionment with Family Ties 111
Exercise XIII.A Circles of Perception 112
Sect. XIV Divorce/Separation 115
Exercise XIV.A My Parents Are Getting a Divorce 116
Sect. XV Eating Disorders 120
Exercise XV.A I Need to Get Control 121
Exercise XV.B What Am I Thinking? 124
Exercise XV.C Why Is She Doing This? 127
Sect. XVI External Activities Affecting Family Role 130
Exercise XVI.A When Can We Be Together? 131
Sect. XVII Family Business Conflicts 133
Exercise XVII.A A Changing of the Guard 134
Exercise XVII.B Who Is Doing What? 136
Sect. XVIII Family-of-Origin Interference 138
Exercise XVIII.A Thanks, but No Thanks 139
Exercise XVIII.B How Can I Tell Her to Mind Her Own Business? 141
Sect. XIX Foster Care 143
Exercise XIX.A I Want to Go Home 144
Sect. XX Geographic Relocation 147
Exercise XX.A We're Moving 148
Exercise XX.B Should We or Should We Not? 150
Sect. XXI Inheritance Disputes 153
Exercise XXI.A He Always Did Like You Best 154
Sect. XXII Interracial Family Problems 156
Exercise XXII.A They're Calling Me a Half-Breed 157
Sect. XXIII Intolerance/Defensiveness 159
Exercise XXIII.A Why Can't You Understand My Side for Once? (Part I) 160
Exercise XXIII.B Why Can't Your Understand My Side for Once? (Part II) 162
Sect. XXIV Jealousy/Insecurity 164
Exercise XXIV.A I Am Not Jealous 165
Sect. XXV Life-Threatening/Chronic Illness 168
Exercise XXV.A Johnny Has Leukemia 169
Sect. XXVI Multiple-Birth Dilemmas 171
Exercise XXVI.A With Seven You Get an Eggroll 172
Exercise XXVI.B How Are We Going to Do This? 174
Sect. XXVII Pervasive Developmental Disorders 176
Exercise XXVII.A Knowing What to Expect 177
Sect. XXVIII Physical Disabilities 179
Exercise XXVIII.A Why Is Dad in Bed All Day? 180
Sect. XXIX Religious/Spiritual Conflicts 182
Exercise XXIX.A I Don't Know What to Believe In Anymore 183
Sect. XXX Schizophrenia 186
Exercise XXX.A My Brother Hears Voices 187
Sect. XXXI School Problems 190
Exercise XXXI.A My Teenager Is Truant 191
Sect. XXXII Sexual Preferences 196
Exercise XXXII.A I Am Still Danny 197
Sect. XXXIII Suicide Attempts 199
Exercise XXXIII.A I Want Things to Be Better 200
Exercise XXXIII.B Creating a Positive Outlook 204
Sect. XXXIV Unwanted/Unplanned Pregnancies 207
Exercise XXXIV.A Honey, Guess What? 208
Bibliography 211
About the Authors 213
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