Family Therapy: An Overview / Edition 6

Family Therapy: An Overview / Edition 6

by Irene Goldenberg
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534556698

ISBN-13: 9780534556693

Pub. Date: 05/16/2003

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This new edition of Irene and Herbert Goldenberg's best-selling book takes readers on an examination of the history, development, training, research, and interventions of the rich field of family therapy, including a basic introduction to family systems theory and the family life cycle framework. On each page, Goldenberg and Goldenberg convey enthusiasm for the

Overview

This new edition of Irene and Herbert Goldenberg's best-selling book takes readers on an examination of the history, development, training, research, and interventions of the rich field of family therapy, including a basic introduction to family systems theory and the family life cycle framework. On each page, Goldenberg and Goldenberg convey enthusiasm for the theories and practices in the field.
Theory is brought to life through transcripts of actual therapy sessions, while discussions of cultural diversity examine its implications for family diagnosis, treatment, research, and training. This Fifth Edition provides expanded coverage of cognitive-behavioral family therapy and transgenerational family therapy. Plus, three new chapters make Family Therapy: An Overview the most current book you'll find in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534556693
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
05/16/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
540
Product dimensions:
7.68(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.82(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: PERSPECTIVES OF FAMILY THERAPY. 1. Adopting a Family Relationship Framework. 2. Family Development: Continuity and Change. 3. Gender, Culture, and Ethnicity Factors in Family Functioning. 4. The Family as a Psychosocial System. PART II: THE EVOLUTION OF FAMILY THERAPY. 5. Origins and Growth of Family Therapy. PART III: THE BASIC MODELS OF FAMILY THERAPY. 6. Psychodynamic Models. 7. Experiential Models. 8. Transgenerational Models. 9. The Structural Model. 10. Strategic Models. 11. The Milan Model. 12. Cognitive-Behavioral Models. PART IV: EVOLVING MODELS OF FAMILY THERAPY. 13. Postmodernism and the Social Constructionist Family Therapies. 14. Psychoeducational Family Therapy. PART V: RESEARCH, TRAINING, AND PROFESSIONAL ISSUES. 15. Family Therapy Research. 16. Becoming a Family Therapist: Training and Supervision. 17. Professional Issues and Ethical Practices. APPENDICES. GLOSSARY. REFERENCES. NAME INDEX. SUBJECT INDEX.

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