Lesbians and Gays in Couples and Families: A Handbook for Therapists / Edition 1

Lesbians and Gays in Couples and Families: A Handbook for Therapists / Edition 1

by Joan Laird
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787902225

ISBN-13: 9780787902223

Pub. Date: 06/13/1996

Publisher: Wiley

The first book to focus on clinical work with lesbians and gays in family relationships

This groundbreaking resource provides you with a wealth of fascinating research and case examples, as well as recommAndations and suggestions for working with gay couples and families.

Joan Laird and Robert-Jay Green have gathered a distinguished panel of practitioners to

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Overview

The first book to focus on clinical work with lesbians and gays in family relationships

This groundbreaking resource provides you with a wealth of fascinating research and case examples, as well as recommAndations and suggestions for working with gay couples and families.

Joan Laird and Robert-Jay Green have gathered a distinguished panel of practitioners to create this comprehensive collection. The contributors address the experiences of lesbians and gay men as couples and as parents'and examine their relationships with the families in which they were raised.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787902223
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/13/1996
Series:
Psychology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
7.09(w) x 9.63(h) x 1.32(d)

Table of Contents

Lesbians and Gays in Couples and Families: Central Issues.

PERSONAL, PROFESSIONAL, AND POLITICAL CONTEXTS.

Transgenerational Homophobia in the Family: A Personal Narrative (M. English).

Connections: Conversations Between a Gay Therapist and a Straight Therapist (S. Siegel & G. Walker).

Social Policy as a Context for Lesbian and Gay Families: The Political is Personal (A. Hartman).

FAMILIES OF ORIGIN.

Invisible Ties: Lesbians and Their Families of Origin (J. Laird).

Coming Out and the Mother-Daughter Bond: Two Case Examples (S. Iasenza, et al.).

Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Asian Americans and Their Families (P. Liu & C. Chan).

Self-Labeling and Disclosure Among Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Youth (R. Savin-Williams).

LESBIAN AND GAY COUPLES.

Are Lesbian Couples Fused and Gay Male Couples Disengaged?: Questioning GAnder Straightjackets (R. Green, et al.).

Creating and Maintaining Boundaries in Male Couples (T. Johnson & M. Keren).

African American Lesbians: Issues in Couples Therapy (B. Greene & N. Boyd-Franklin).

Gender Roles Among Latino Gay and Bisexual Men: Implications for Family and Couple Relationships (E. Morales).

Lesbian Couples and Childhood Trauma: Guidelines for Therapists (S. Kerewsky & D. Miller).

Assessing Heterosexist Bias in the Treatment of Lesbian Couples with Chemical Dependency (S. Anderson).

LESBIAN AND GAY PARENTS.

Two Moms: Contribution of the Planned Lesbian Family to the Deconstruction of GAndered Parenting (V. Mitchell).

Lesbians Choosing Children: Creating Families, Creating Narratives (C. Muzio).

Working with Gay Fathers: Developmental Postdivorce Parenting and Therapeutic Issues (J. Bigner).

Families Coping with HIV Disease in Gay Fathers: Dimensions of Treatment (S. Shuster).

Lesbian Mothers and Their Children: Findings from the Bay Area Families Study (C. Patterson).

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