Hope-Focused Marriage Counseling: A Guide to Brief Therapy

Hope-Focused Marriage Counseling: A Guide to Brief Therapy

by Everett L. Worthington
     
 
Worthington's hope-focused (rather than problem-focused) approach enables es to see that change is possible. Dozens of interventions and homework assignments help couples strengthen communication, practice forgiveness and develop intimacy. And Worthington helps therapists be strategic in each counseling situation by including teaching, training, exercises, forgiveness

Overview

Worthington's hope-focused (rather than problem-focused) approach enables es to see that change is possible. Dozens of interventions and homework assignments help couples strengthen communication, practice forgiveness and develop intimacy. And Worthington helps therapists be strategic in each counseling situation by including teaching, training, exercises, forgiveness, modeling and motivation. With over one hundred options presented, counselors, pastors and social workers are given the flexibility they need to address the specific situation of each client.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780830815487
Publisher:
InterVarsity Press
Publication date:
05/28/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
311
Product dimensions:
6.28(w) x 9.26(h) x 1.11(d)

Meet the Author

Everett L. Worthington Jr. (Ph.D., University of Missouri) is professor of psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University. He is a licensed clinical psychologist and former executive director of the Templeton Foundation's A Campaign for Forgiveness Research.

Worthington has studied forgiveness since the 1980s and has published more than two hundred articles and papers on forgiveness, marriage and family, psychotherapy and virtue in a wide variety of journals and magazines. He was the founding editor of Marriage and Family: A Christian Journal and sits on the editorial boards of several professional journals. He has appeared on Good Morning America, CNN and The 700 Club and been featured in award-winning documentary movies on forgiveness such as The Power of Forgiveness and The Big Question. He is the author of seventeen books including Handbook of Forgiveness, Hope-Focused Marriage Counseling and Forgiving and Reconciling.

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