Family Therapy: An Overview / Edition 5 available in Other Format
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Theory is brought to life through transcripts of actual therapy sessions, while discussions of cultural diversity examine its implications for family diagnosis, treatment, research, and training. This Fifth Edition provides expanded coverage of cognitive-behavioral family therapy and transgenerational family therapy. Plus, three new chapters make Family Therapy: An Overview the most current book you'll find in the field.
About the Author
Irene Goldenberg is Professor Emeritus of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute. She served as Associate Chairperson of that department and as Director of Psychological Services for many years, and continues to teach marriage and family therapy courses to psychologists, psychiatrists, and social workers there. She currently supervises doctoral students and directs the family therapy program at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. Together with Herbert Goldenberg, Dr. Goldenberg was awarded the 2007 American Family Therapy Academy lifetime achievement award for family therapy. She also holds membership in the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, the American Family Therapy Academy, and the Family Therapy division of the American Psychological Association. She has been elected fellow in that APA division. She is co-author of another book published by Brooks/Cole, COUNSELING TODAY'S FAMILIES, Fourth Edition.
Mark Stanton is the Provost and Professor of Graduate Psychology at Azusa Pacific University (APU). He served APU previously as founding dean of Behavioral and Applied Sciences, chair of the Department of Graduate Psychology, and founding director of the APA-accredited Doctor of Psychology program. He was the 2011-2012 president of the American Board of Couple and Family Psychology, a constituent board of the American Board of Professional Psychology, and the 2005 president of the Society for Family Psychology of the American Psychological Association. He is a licensed psychologist in the state of California, board certified in couple and family psychology with the American Board of Professional Psychology. The Society for Family Psychology recognized him as the Family Psychologist of the Year in 2007. Stanton is the author of over 50 articles, books, and book chapters on aspects of couple and family therapy. He was the inaugural editor (2011-2014) of Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice, a peer-reviewed journal published by APA, and previously served as editor of The Family Psychologist (2002-2007). He is co-author of SPECIALTY COMPETENCIES IN COUPLE AND FAMILY PSYCHOLOGY (with Robert Welsh) and the co-editor of the HANDBOOK OF FAMILY PSYCHOLOGY (with James Bray, 2009).
Herbert Goldenberg was Professor Emeritus of Psychology at California State University, Los Angeles, where he developed and taught classes in family therapy. Together with Irene Goldenberg he was awarded the 2007 American Family Therapy Academy lifetime achievement award for family therapy. He also held membership in the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, the American Family Therapy Academy, and the Family Therapy division of the American Psychological Association. He was also elected fellow in that APA division. The Goldenbergs co-authored another book published by Brooks/Cole, COUNSELING TODAY'S FAMILIES, Fourth Edition.
Table of ContentsPART I: PERSPECTIVES OF FAMILY THERAPY. 1. Adopting a Family Relationship Framework. 2. Family Development: Continuity and Change. 3. Gender, Culture, and Ethnicity Factors in Family Functioning. 4. The Family as a Psychosocial System. PART II: THE EVOLUTION OF FAMILY THERAPY. 5. Origins and Growth of Family Therapy. PART III: THE BASIC MODELS OF FAMILY THERAPY. 6. Psychodynamic Models. 7. Experiential Models. 8. Transgenerational Models. 9. The Structural Model. 10. Strategic Models. 11. The Milan Model. 12. Cognitive-Behavioral Models. PART IV: EVOLVING MODELS OF FAMILY THERAPY. 13. Postmodernism and the Social Constructionist Family Therapies. 14. Psychoeducational Family Therapy. PART V: RESEARCH, TRAINING, AND PROFESSIONAL ISSUES. 15. Family Therapy Research. 16. Becoming a Family Therapist: Training and Supervision. 17. Professional Issues and Ethical Practices. APPENDICES. GLOSSARY. REFERENCES. NAME INDEX. SUBJECT INDEX.