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The Handbook of Family Psychology provides a comprehensive overview of the theoretical underpinnings and established practices relating to family psychology.
• Provides a thorough orientation to the field of family psychology for clinicians
• Includes summaries of the most recent research literature and clinical interventions for specific areas of interest to family psychology clinicians
• Features essays by recognized experts in a variety of specialized fields
• Suitable as a required text for courses in family psychology, family therapy, theories of psychotherapy, couples therapy, systems theory, and systems therapy

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Family Psychology provides an overviewand begins with coverage of the field's theoretical andepistemological underpinnings, the text proceeds to recountrelevant scientific methods, clinical models and methods, and othertopics. This account helps to establish a scientific basis forinterventions and detail competencies, it is an invaluable sourcefor professionals who provide family-related psychologicalservices." (Neopoprealism Journal, 24 November 2011)

"This important account provides an overview of disciplinesrelated to family psychology ... This is an invaluable source forprofessionals who provide family-related psychological services."(Wonderpedia, 5 November 2011)

"James Bray and Mark Stanton have created a remarkable resourcefor those exploring the many perspectives on family psychology inthe comprehensive volume The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of FamilyPsychology." (PsycCRITIQUES, May 2010)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405169943
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 9/28/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 788
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 1.90 (d)

Meet the Author

James H. Bray is an Associate Professor of Family andCommunity Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr Bray’sNIH-funded research focuses on family and developmental issues inadolescent substance use, divorce, remarriage, and stepfamilies. Heis a pioneer in collaborative family healthcare and primary carepsychology. He also maintains an active clinical practice focusingon children and families. He is the 2009 President of the AmericanPsychological Association.

Mark Stanton is Professor of Psychology and Dean ofthe School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences atAzusa Pacific University, California. He is certified in FamilyPsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychologyand a licensed psychologist in the state of California. He wasPresident of the Society of Family Psychology of the AmericanPsychological Association in 2005, Editor of The FamilyPsychologist from 2002 to 2007,  elected as President ofthe American Board of Couple and Family Psychology (2011–13),and named the Family Psychologist of the Year in 2007 by theSociety of Family Psychology.

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Table of Contents

List of Contributors x

Preface xiv

Part I. Foundations of Family Psychology 1

Introduction 3

1. The Systemic Epistemology of the Specialty of FamilyPsychology 5
Mark Stanton

2. The Revolution and Evolution of Family Therapy and FamilyPsychology 21
Herbert Goldenberg and Irene Goldenberg

3. The Fascinating Story of Family Theories 37
Margaret Crosbie-Burnett and David M. Klein

4. Changing Landscape of American Family Life 53
Kay Pasley and Spencer B. Olmstead

5. Family Diversity 68
George K. Hong

6. Qualitative Research and Family Psychology 85
Jane F. Gilgun

7. Systemic Research Controversies and Challenges 100
Danielle A. Black and Jay Lebow

8. Training in Family Psychology: A Competencies-Based Approach112
Nadine J. Kaslow, Marianne P. Celano, and Mark Stanton

9. Education in Family Psychology 129
Mark Stanton, Michele Harway, and Arlene Vetere

Part II. Clinical Family Psychology 147

Introduction 149

10. Couple and Family Assessment 151
James H. Bray

11. Couple and Family Processes in DSM-V: Moving BeyondRelational Disorders 165
Erika Lawrence, Steven R. H. Beach, and Brian D. Doss

12. Ethical and Legal Considerations in Family Psychology: TheSpecial Issue of Competence 183
Terence Patterson

13. Clinical Practice in Family Psychology 198
John Thoburn, Gwynith Hoffman-Robinson, Lauren J. Shelly, andAshly J. Hagen

14. Solution-Focused Brief Therapy 212
Stephen Cheung

15. Behavioral and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies 226
Kristina Coop Gordon, Lee J. Dixon, Jennifer M. Willett, andFarrah M. Hughes

16. Psychodynamic Family Psychotherapy: Toward UnifiedRelational Systematics 240
Jeffrey J. Magnavita

17. Personality-Guided Couples Psychotherapy 258
Mark Stanton and A. Rodney Nurse

18. Intensive Family-of-Origin Consultation: AnIntergenerational Approach 272
Timothy Weber and Cheryl Cebula

19. Psychotherapy Based on Bowen Family Systems Theory 286
David S. Hargrove

20. Collaborative Practice: Relationships and Conversations thatMake a Difference 300
Harlene Anderson

21. Science, Practice, and Evidence-Based Treatments in theClinical Practice of Family Psychology 314
Thomas L. Sexton and Kristina Coop Gordon

22. Functional Family Therapy: Traditional Theory toEvidence-Based Practice 327
Thomas L. Sexton

23. Multidimensional Family Therapy: A Science-Based TreatmentSystem for Adolescent Drug Abuse 341
Howard A. Liddle

24. Structural Ecosystems Therapy (SET) for Women with HIV/AIDS355
Victoria B. Mitrani, Carleen Robinson, and JoséSzapocznik

25. Multisystemic Therapy (MST) 370
Scott W. Henggeler, Ashli J. Sheidow, and Terry Lee

26. Behavioral Couples Therapy for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse388
William Fals-Stewart, Timothy J. O’Farrell, Gary R.Birchler, and Wendy (K. K.) Lam

27. Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy: Creating LovingRelationships 402
Sue Johnson and Brent Bradley

28. Brief Strategic Family TherapyTM for Adolescents withBehavior Problems 416
Michael S. Robbins, José Szapocznik, and Viviana E.Horigian

29. Empirically Informed Systemic Psychotherapy: Tracking ClientChange and Therapist Behavior During Therapy 431
William M. Pinsof and Anthony L. Chambers

Psychology 447

Introduction 449

30. Relationship Education Programs: Current Trends and FutureDirections 450
Erica P. Ragan, Lindsey A. Einhorn, Galena K. Rhoades, Howard J.Markman, and Scott M. Stanley

31. Children of Divorce: New Trends and Ongoing Dilemmas463
Marsha Kline Pruett and Ryan Barker

32. Collaborative Divorce: A Family-Centered Process 475
A. Rodney Nurse and Peggy Thompson

33. Treating Stepfamilies: A Subsystems-Based Approach 487
Scott Browning and James H. Bray

34. A Family-Centered Intervention Strategy for Public MiddleSchools 499
Thomas J. Dishion and Elizabeth Stormshak

35. Families and Schools 515
Cindy Carlson, Catherine L. Funk, and KimHoang T. Nguyen

36. Family Psychology in the Context of Pediatric MedicalConditions 527
Melissa A. Alderfer and Mary T. Rourke

37. Families and Health: An Attachment Perspective 539
Tziporah Rosenberg and William Watson

38. Anorexia Nervosa and the Family 551
Ivan Eisler

39. Combining Work and Family: From Conflict to Compatible564
Diane F. Halpern and Sherylle J. Tan

40. Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Family Psychology: A Systemic,Life-Cycle Perspective 576
Abbie E. Goldberg

41. The Psychology of Men and Masculinity 588
Ronald F. Levant and Christine M. Williams

42. Religion and Spirituality in Couple and Family Relations600
Froma Walsh

43. Moral Identity in the Family 613
Kevin S. Reimer

44. Family Stories and Rituals 625
Barbara H. Fiese and Marcia A. Winter

45. Systemic Treatments for Substance Use Disorders 637
Mark Stanton

46. Couples Therapy for Depression 650
Mark A. Whisman, Valerie E. Whiffen, and NatalieWhiteford

47. Families and Public Policy 661
Margaret Heldring

48. Family Psychology of Immigrant Mexican and Mexican AmericanFamilies 668
Joseph M. Cervantes and Olga L. Mejía

49. International Family Psychology 684
Florence W. Kaslow

50. Family Forensic Psychology 702
Robert Welsh, Lyn Greenberg, and Marjorie Graham-Howard

51. Families and HIV/AIDS 717
Willo Pequegnat and the NIMH Consortium on Families andHIV/AIDS

52. Families, Violence, and Abuse 729
Daniela J. Owen, Lauren Knickerbocker, Richard E. Heyman, andAmy M. Smith Slep

53. Serious Mental Illness: Family Experiences, Needs, andInterventions 742
Diane T. Marsh and Harriet P. Lefley

54. Conclusion: The Future of Family Psychology 755
James H. Bray and Mark Stanton

Subject Index 761

Author Index 766

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