Family Therapy with Muslims is the first guide for mental health professionals who work with Muslims in the family therapy setting. The book opens with a section defining the similarities across Muslim cultures, the effects of postcolonialism on Muslims, and typical Muslim family dynamics. The author then devotes a chapter to different models of family therapy and how they can specifically be applied to working with Muslim families. Case studies throughout the book involve families of many different backgrounds living in the Westincluding both immigrant and second generation familiesthat will give professionals concrete tools to work with clients of their own.
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)|
About the Author
Manijeh Daneshpour, PhD, LMFT, is a professor in the department of couple and family therapy at Alliant International University in Irvine, California, and a licensed marriage and family therapist with 20 years of academic and clinical experience. Dr. Daneshpour’s main areas of research, publications, and presentations have been centered on issues of multiculturalism, social justice, third wave feminism, premarital and marital relationships, and Muslim family dynamics. She has studied Muslim families not as a religious group, but as individuals, members of family units, and a distinct group within their own societal context.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgments A Few Words about Me Introduction Part I: Muslim Spiritual, Social, Family, and Political History 1. Muslim Belief Defined 2. Muslim Countries Defined 3. The Impact of Colonialism Defined 4. Gender and Power Defined Part II: Family Therapy Theories 5. Family Therapy Assessment Defined 6. Structural Family Therapy Defined 7. Bowenian Family Therapy Defined 8. Experiential Family Therapy Defined 9. Narrative Family Therapy Defined 10. Contextual Family Therapy Defined 11. Feminist Family Therapy Defined 10. Postmodern Family Therapy Defined Conclusion