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Volume IV of The Handbook of Systemic Family Therapy considers family-level interventions for issues of global public health. Information on the effectiveness of relational treatment is included along with consideration of the most appropriate modality for treatment. Developed in partnership with the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), it will appeal to clinicians, such as couple, marital, and family therapists, counselors, psychologists, social workers, and psychiatrists. It will also benefit researchers, educators, and graduate students involved in CMFT.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Mudita Rastogi
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2020-06-02
File: 688 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781119702269

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The volume outlines how professionals can help families mobilize resources to manage ADHD symptoms; enhance parent-child and marital relationships; improve functioning in school and work settings; and develop more effective coping strategies.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Craig A. Everett
Publisher: Guilford Press
Release: 2001-07-16
File: 270 Pages
ISBN-13: 1572307080

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This text offers a straightforward, comprehensive overview of both traditional and evolving theoretical models of family therapy and intervention techniques as well as a discussion of clinical issues unique to family therapy practice. Aiming to prepare students to develop beginning proficiency in family therapy, the authors outline major family therapy models in detail, including a step by step description of concepts, theories, skills, and techniques as well as a history of each model and its conceptual and theoretical underpinnings. The text also provides extensive case illustrations of family interviews that identify the specific stages, clinical issues, concepts, theories and techniques associated with each model. This core text is designed for graduate level courses such as Family Therapy, Marriage and Family Therapy, Marriage and Family Counseling, Family Systems Theory, and Family Counseling in departments of social work, psychology, nursing, education, or human services.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Janice M. Rasheed
Publisher: SAGE
Release: 2010-07-29
File: 536 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781412905749

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Grounded in theory, research, and extensive clinical experience, this pragmatic book addresses critical questions of how change occurs in couple and family therapy and how to help clients achieve better results. The authors show that regardless of a clinician's orientation or favored techniques, there are particular therapist attributes, relationship variables, and other factors that make therapy--specifically, therapy with couples and families--effective. The book explains these common factors in depth and provides hands-on guidance for capitalizing on them in clinical practice and training. User-friendly features include numerous case examples and a reproducible common factors checklist.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Douglas H. Sprenkle
Publisher: Guilford Press
Release: 2009-08-10
File: 226 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781606233603

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This 4-volume set redefines the profession and practice of systemic therapy, organizing material by presenting issue rather than intervention. A first of its kind resource for clinicians, researchers, educators, graduate students, and policymakers, this authoritative four-volume Handbook is a ground-breaking reference work on both the profession and the practice of systemic family therapy. The Handbook integrates the scholarly literature on systemic interventions focused on children, couples, and families into a single resource. Volume 1 includes critical information on the theoretical, practice, research, and policy foundations of the profession of systemic family therapy and its roles in an integrated health care system. Topics in Volume 2 (children and adolescents), Volume 3 (couples), and Volume 4 (family over the lifespan) reflect established and emerging interventions for the core difficulties in relationships that impact the mental and physical health of individuals, couples, and families. Contributors provide a balanced, integrative, and forward-looking analysis of the research, theory and interventions related to their topic illustrated with clinical examples. Particular attention is paid to cultural and family diversity throughout the work.

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Genre: Psychology
Author:
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Release: 2020-06-15
File: 2756 Pages
ISBN-13: 1119438551

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A master of family therapy, Salvador Minuchin, traces for the first time the minute operations of day-to-day practice. Dr. Minuchin has achieved renown for his theoretical breakthroughs and his success at treatment. Now he explains in close detail those precise and difficult maneuvers that constitute his art. The book thus codifies the method of one of the country's most successful practitioners.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Salvador MINUCHIN
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Release: 2009-06-30
File: 320 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780674041110

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Integrative, research-based, multisystemic: these words reflect not only the state of family therapy, but the nature of this comprehensive handbook as well. The contributors, all well-recognized names who have contributed extensively to the field, accept and embrace the tensions that emerge when integrating theoretical perspectives and science in clinical settings to document the current evolution of couples and family therapy, practice, and research. Each individual chapter contribution is organized around a central theme: that the integration of theory, clinical wisdom, and practical and meaningful research produce the best understanding of couple and family relationships, and the best treatment options. The handbook contains five parts: • Part I describes the history of the field and its current core theoretical constructs • Part II analyzes the theories that form the foundation of couple and family therapy, chosen because they best represent the broad range of schools of practice in the field • Part III provides the best examples of approaches that illustrate how clinical models can be theoretically integrative, evidence-based, and clinically responsive • Part IV summarizes evidence and provides useful findings relevant for research and practice • Part V looks at the application of couple and family interventions that are based on emerging clinical needs, such as divorce and working in medical settings. Handbook of Family Therapy illuminates the threads that are common to family therapies and gives voice to the range of perspectives that are possible. Practitioners, researchers, and students need to have this handbook on their shelves, both to help look back on our past and to usher in the next evolution in family therapy.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Thomas L. Sexton
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2015-12-07
File: 574 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781136340116

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Family therapy is increasingly recognised as one of the evidence based psychotherapies. In contemporary therapeutic practice, family therapy is helpful across the age span and for distress caused by family conflict, trauma and mental health difficulties. Because of this, many psychotherapists integrate elements of family therapy within their approaches. Family Therapy: 100 Key Points and Techniques provides a concise and jargon-free guide to 100 of the fundamental ideas and techniques of this approach. Divided into helpful sections, it covers: Family therapy theory Essential family therapy practice Using family therapy techniques Common challenges in family therapy Contemporary debates and issues Self issues for family therapists. Family Therapy: 100 Key Points and Techniques is an invaluable resource for psychotherapists and counsellors in training and in practice. As well as appealing to established family therapists, this latest addition to the 100 Key Points series will also find an audience with other mental health professionals working with families and interested in learning more about family therapy techniques.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Mark Rivett
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2009-05-11
File: 328 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781134129409

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"Brief Strategic Family Therapy (BSFT) is a strengths based model for diagnosing and changing repetitive patterns of behavior that cause friction in families. This clinical guide to BSFT shows how practitioners can transform family interactions from conflictive to collaborative, from habitual to proactive, so the love trapped behind anger can flourish. When, for example, a teen is acting out, using drugs, or not attending school, the adults in the family need to assume leadership, and all members of the family must adapt their patterns of talking and behaving with one another for positive changes to take place. BSFT therapists aid in this process by analyzing how the family operates as a whole and the role that each member plays in the family organism. Readers of this book will learn how to engage reluctant families or family members, and structure 12 to 16 week cognitive and affective interventions that will effect powerful behavior change. Detailed clinical examples show practitioners how to navigate family complexities, and work through the challenging decision points they present"--

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Genre: Family & Relationships
Author: José Szapocznik
Publisher: American Psychological Association (APA)
Release: 2020
File: 240 Pages
ISBN-13: 1433831708

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Rich with clinical wisdom, this successful text and practitioner guide offers a comprehensive framework for treating adolescent problems in the family context. Even as teenagers become increasingly independent, Joseph Micucci shows, they still need parental guidance and nurturance. By strengthening family relationships, clinicians can alleviate symptoms and promote behavioral change. Vivid examples and session transcripts illustrate specific strategies for treating eating disorders, depression, anxiety, defiance, underachievement, and other frequently encountered challenges. Weaving together family therapy techniques with ideas from psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioral approaches, the book has a pragmatic focus on effective interventions for getting adolescent development back on track. New to This Edition *Thoroughly updated to reflect current research and reader feedback. *Chapter on adolescent anxiety disorders. *Expanded coverage of attachment issues; lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth; and racial and ethnic identity. *New case material, one of the book’s most popular features.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Joseph A. Micucci
Publisher: Guilford Press
Release: 2009-07-20
File: 368 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781606233559

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