ISBN-10:
0534346510
ISBN-13:
9780534346515
Pub. Date:
08/28/1998
Publisher:
Wadsworth
Family Therapy: Theory and Practice / Edition 2

Family Therapy: Theory and Practice / Edition 2

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Family Therapy: Theory and Practice / Edition 2

In this thorough revision of their successful book, Joseph Brown and Dana Christensen cover the major approaches to family therapy through a clear and understandable discussion of theory, clinical illustrations of therapeutic practice, integration of conceptual models, and an overview of contemporary professional issues and ethics. The authors begin with in-depth coverage of the major approaches, followed by an integration of theory with specific cases. Students are encouraged to experiment with their own ideas and techniques before selecting their own model of therapy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780534346515
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 08/28/1998
Series: Counseling Series
Edition description: 2ND
Pages: 333
Product dimensions: 6.58(w) x 9.52(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents

PART I. FOUNDATIONS OF FAMILY THERAPY. 1. THE FAMILY ORGANISM. Introduction. Historical Evolution. The Systems Perspective. Classifying Approaches to Family Therapy. References. 2. FAMILY LIFE CYCLE. Introduction. Stages of the Family Life Cycle. Stages of Remarriage. Case Illustration. References. PART II. MAJOR THEORETICAL APPROACHES TO FAMILY THERAPY. 3. STRUCTURAL FAMILY THERAPY. Introduction. Theoretical Constructs and Philosophy. Therapeutic Practice. Case Illustration. Effectiveness of Structural Family Therapy. References. 4. STRATEGIC FAMILY THERAPY. Introduction. Theoretical Constructs and Philosophy. Therapeutic Practice. Case Illustration. Effectiveness of Strategic Family Therapy. References. 5. TRANSGENERATIONAL FAMILY THERAPY. Introduction. Theoretical Constructs and Philosophy. Therapeutic Practice. Case Illustration. Effectiveness of Transgenerational Family Therapy. References. 6. EXPERIENTIAL FAMILY THERAPY. Introduction. Theoretical Constructs and Philosophy. Therapeutic Practice. Case Illustration. Effectiveness of Experiential Family Therapy. References. 7. BEHAVIORAL FAMILY THERAPY. Introduction. Theoretical Constructs and Philosophy. Therapeutic Practice: Behavioral Parent Training. Effectiveness of Behavioral Parent Training. Therapeutic Practice: Behavioral Marital Therapy. Case Illustration. Effectiveness of Behavioral Marital Therapy. References. 8. POST-MODERN THEORETICAL MODELS. Introduction. The Postmodern World. Theoretical Constructs and Philosophy. Therapeutic Practice. Effectiveness of Postmodern Approaches to Family Therapy. Chapter Summary. References. 9. INTEGRATIVE ANALYSIS. Introduction. Case Illustration. The Interaction in Focus. Treatment.Conclusion. References. PART III. THE PROFESSION OF FAMILY THERAPY. 10. THE PRACTICE OF FAMILY THERAPY IN THE COMMUNITY. Introduction. Working within the System. Professional Settings. References. 11. CONTEMPORARY PROFESSIONAL ISSUES IN FAMILY THERAPY. Introduction. Role of Professional Organizations. Issues in Licensure and Certification. Professional Ethics. Issues in Family Law. Training. REFERENCES. GLOSSARY.

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