Family Therapy: An Overview / Edition 6

Family Therapy: An Overview / Edition 6

by Irene Goldenberg
     
 

FAMILY THERAPY provides a balanced presentation of the major theoretical underpinnings and clinical practices in the field. By presenting an overview of traditional and evolving viewpoints, perspectives, values, intervention techniques, and goals of family therapy, Herbert and Irene Goldenberg provide current, relevant, practice-oriented content laying the

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Overview

FAMILY THERAPY provides a balanced presentation of the major theoretical underpinnings and clinical practices in the field. By presenting an overview of traditional and evolving viewpoints, perspectives, values, intervention techniques, and goals of family therapy, Herbert and Irene Goldenberg provide current, relevant, practice-oriented content laying the foundation for students to become proficient family therapists. This edition reflects the Goldenbergs' commitment to providing students with not only traditional family therapy theoretical frameworks, but also the field's evolving models of practice. It is the complete resource for assisting students in mastering the many facets of family therapy. For this new edition, Michael White, founder of Narrative Therapy, has written a new foreword for the text.

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)

Meet the Author

Both Irene and Herbert Goldenberg are active and experienced teachers and practitioners of couples and family therapy. Herbert is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at California State University, Los Angeles, where he developed and taught classes in family therapy. Irene 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. He currently supervises doctoral students and directs the family therapy program at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. The Goldenbergs have been awarded the 2007 American Family Therapy Academy lifetime achievement award for family therapy. They also hold membership in the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, the American Family Therapy Academy, and the Family Therapy division (43) of the American Psychological Association. Both have been elected fellows in that APA division. The Goldenbergs are co-authors of another book published by Brooks/Cole, COUNSELING TODAY'S FAMILIES, Fourth Edition.

Both Irene and Herbert Goldenberg are active and experienced teachers and practitioners of couples and family therapy. Herbert is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at California State University, Los Angeles, where he developed and taught classes in family therapy. Irene 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 PsychologicalServices for many years, and continues to teach marriage and family therapy courses to psychologists, psychiatrists and social workers there. He currently supervises doctoral students and directs the family therapy program at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. The Goldenbergs have been awarded the 2007 American Family Therapy Academy lifetime achievement award for family therapy. They also hold membership in the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, the American Family Therapy Academy, and the Family Therapy division (43) of the American Psychological Association. Both have been elected fellows 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

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. Narrative Therapy. 15. Psychoeducational Family Therapy. Part V: RESEARCH, TRAINING, AND PROFESSIONAL ISSUES. 16. Family Therapy Research. 17. Becoming a Family Therapist: Training and Supervision. 18. Professional Issues and Ethical Practices. Part VI: FAMILY THEORIES AND FAMILY THERAPY: AN OVERVIEW. 19. A Comparative View of Family Theories and Therapies. Appendices. Glossary.

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