Couples in Treatment: Techniques and Approaches for Effective Practice

Couples in Treatment: Techniques and Approaches for Effective Practice

by Gerald R. Weeks, Stephen T. Fife

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781135233952
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/10/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 336
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Gerald R. Weeks, PhD, is Professor in the Marriage and Family Therapy Graduate Program at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, and is also in private practice.

Stephen T. Fife, PhD, is Associate Professor in the Marriage and Family Therapy Graduate Program at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, and is also in private practice.

Table of Contents

Part I: Basic Principles and Processes of Couples Therapy. 1. Couple Therapy and the Intersystems Model 2. Assessment, Case Formulation, and Avoiding Common Mistakes 3. Orienting Couples to Therapy 4. Systemic Conceptualization and Treatment 5. Keeping Therapy Balanced 6. Moving from Content to Process 7. Building and Managing Intensity 8. Systemic Therapy with Individual Clients 9. Common Factors of Change and Couple Therapy Part II: Basic Approaches and Techniques. 10. Enhancing Intimacy in Relationships 11. Reframing 12. Communication Techniques 13. Conflict Resolution 14. Cognitive Techniques and Interventions 15. Techniques of Relationship Contracting 16. Working with Emotions 17. Homework: Extending Techniques from the Office to Home 18. Treating Infidelity 19. Working with Highly Reactive Couples 20. Solidifying Change and Maintaining Progress

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