Regarded as the authoritative reference and text, this handbook presents the most effective, widely studied approaches to couple therapy. The distinguished coeditors bring together other leading experts, most of whom developed the approaches they describe. Adhering closely to a uniform structure to facilitate study and comparison, chapters cover the history, theoretical and empirical underpinnings, and techniques of each model. The volume also describes cutting-edge applications for particular relationship contexts (such as blended families, LGBT couples, and separated couples) and clinical problems (such as partner aggression, psychological disorders, and medical issues). New to This Edition *Chapters on interpersonal neurobiology and intercultural relationships. *Chapters on couple therapy for PTSD, functional analytic couple therapy, and the integrative problem-centered metaframeworks approach. *Many new authors.
*Extensively revised with the latest theory and research. See also Clinical Casebook of Couple Therapy, edited by Alan S. Gurman, which presents in-depth illustrations of treatment.
|Publisher:||Guilford Publications, Inc.|
|Edition description:||Fifth Edition|
|Product dimensions:||7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.60(d)|
About the Author
Alan S. Gurman, PhD, until his death in 2013, was Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison. A pioneer in the development of integrative approaches to couple therapy, he edited and wrote many influential books; was a past two-term editor of the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy; and was former president of the Society for Psychotherapy Research. Dr. Gurman was a recipient of awards including the Distinguished Contribution to Research in Family Therapy Award from the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), the Distinguished Achievement in Family Therapy Research Award from the American Family Therapy Academy (AFTA), and the Distinguished Contribution to Family Psychology Award from the Society for Family Psychology, Division 43 of the American Psychological Association. He also received the Award for Distinguished Achievement in Teaching and Training from the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers. Jay L. Lebow, PhD, is Clinical Professor of Psychology at Northwestern University and a senior therapist at The Family Institute at Northwestern University. He is also editor-in-chief of the journal Family Process. He has engaged in clinical practice, supervision, and research on couple and family therapy for over 30 years, and is board certified in family psychology and an approved supervisor and clinical member of AAMFT. Dr. Lebow's numerous publications focus on practice of couple and family therapy, the relationship of research and practice, integrative practice, and intervention strategies with divorcing families. He served on the Board of Directors and as a committee chair of AFTA and is a past president of the Society for Family Psychology. He is a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from AFTA and the Family Psychologist of the Year Award from the Society of Family Psychology. Douglas K. Snyder, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at Texas A&M University, where he also served as Director of Clinical Training for 20 years. He is coauthor or coeditor of several books, including Helping Couples Get Past the Affair and Couple-Based Interventions for Military and Veteran Families. Dr. Snyder has served as editor of the Clinician’s Research Digest and as associate editor of the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology and the Journal of Family Psychology. He is a recipient of the Distinguished Contribution to Research in Family Therapy Award from AAMFT and the Distinguished Contribution to Family Psychology Award from the Society for Family Psychology.
Table of Contents
1. The Theory and Practice of Couple Therapy: History, Contemporary Models, and a Framework for Comparative Analysis, Alan S. Gurman I. Models of Couple Therapy Behavioral Approaches 2. Cognitive-Behavioral Couple Therapy, Donald H. Baucom, Norman B. Epstein, Jennifer S. Kirby, & Jaslean J. LaTaillade 3. Integrative Behavioral Couple Therapy, Andrew Christensen, Sona Dimidjian, & Christopher R. Martell Emotion-Centered Approaches 4. Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy, Susan M. Johnson 5. Gottman Method Couple Therapy, John Mordechai Gottman & Julie Schwartz Gottman Psychodynamic and Multigenerational Approaches 6. Integrative Problem-Centered Metaframeworks Approach, William M. Pinsof, Douglas C. Breunlin, Anthony L. Chambers, Alexandra H. Solomon, & William P. Russell 7. Functional Analytic Couple Therapy, Alan S. Gurman 8. Object Relations Couple Therapy, Judith P. Siegel 9. Bowen Family Systems Couple Coaching, Katharine Gratwick Baker Social Constructionist Approaches 10. Narrative Couple Therapy, Jill Freedman & Gene Combs 11. Solution-Focused Couple Therapy, Michael F. Hoyt Systemic Approaches 12. Brief Strategic Couple Therapy, Michael J. Rohrbaugh & Varda Shoham 13. Structural Couple Therapy, George M. Simon II. APPLICATIONS OF COUPLE THERAPY: SPECIAL POPULATIONS, PROBLEMS, AND ISSUES Rupture of Relational Bonds: Violence, Affairs, and Divorce 14. Couple Therapy for Partner Aggression, Norman B. Epstein, Carol A. Werlinich, & Jaslean J. LaTaillade 15. Couple Therapy and the Treatment of Affairs, Kristina Coop Gordon, Alexander M. Khaddouma, Donald H. Baucom, & Douglas K. Snyder 16. Separation and Divorce Issues in Couple Therapy, Jay L. Lebow Couple Therapy and Diverse Relationships 17. Therapy with Couples in Stepfamilies, Patricia L. Papernow 18. Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Issues in Couple Therapy, Robert-Jay Green & Valory Mitchell 19. Couple Therapy and Intercultural Relationships, Kyle D. Killian Couple Therapy and Psychological Disorders 20. Couple Therapy and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Candice M. Monson & Steffany J. Fredman 21. Couple Therapy and Alcohol Problems, Barbara S. McCrady & Elizabeth E. Epstein 22. Couple Therapy and Depression, Mark A. Whisman & Steven R. H. Beach 23. Couple Therapy and Borderline Personality Disorder, Alan E. Fruzzetti & Luciana Payne 24. Couple Therapy and Sexual Problems, Gerald R. Weeks & Nancy Gambescia Couple Therapy, Medical Issues, and Interpersonal Neurobiology 25. Couple Therapy and Medical Issues, Nancy Breen Ruddy & Susan H. McDaniel 26. Couple Therapy and Interpersonal Neurobiology, Mona DeKoven Fishbane