Marital Therapy: Concepts and Skills for Effective Practice / Edition 1

Marital Therapy: Concepts and Skills for Effective Practice / Edition 1

by Joe H. Brown, Carolyn S Brown
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534527329

ISBN-13: 9780534527327

Pub. Date: 07/24/2001

Publisher: Cengage Learning


This book is designed to help entry-level marital therapists learn the concepts and skills necessary for effective practice. The authors emphasize the concepts and skills necessary for effective practice and focus on the current trends toward accountability and the requirements of mental health care brought about by the managed care environment. Stressing the…  See more details below

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This book is designed to help entry-level marital therapists learn the concepts and skills necessary for effective practice. The authors emphasize the concepts and skills necessary for effective practice and focus on the current trends toward accountability and the requirements of mental health care brought about by the managed care environment. Stressing the relational perspective, the text helps readers to learn how to develop multiple views of the problem and select appropriate skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534527327
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/24/2001
Series:
Marital, Couple, & Family Counseling Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents


PART I: FOUNDATIONS OF MARITAL THERAPY. 1. Dimensions of Marriage. 2. Models of Marital Therapy. PART II: ASSESSMENT, CONCEPTS AND SKILLS. 3. Processing the Referral and Structuring the Initial Interview. 4. Assessing the Problem for Treatment Planning and Formulating Goals. 5. Developing Treatment Recommendations. PART III: TREATMENT, CONCEPTS AND SKILLS. 6. Developing Rules for Negotiating Conflict. 7. Enhancing Communication and Problem Solving. 8. Building Trust and Intimacy. 9. Handling Unresolvable Problems. 10. Getting Support for the Relationship. PART IV: EVALUATION OF TREATMENT OUTCOME. 11. Termination and Evaluation. PART V: TECHNIQUES IN PRACTICE. 12. Case Studies of Special Populations.

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