The Essentials of Family Therapy

The Essentials of Family Therapy


  • Release: 2013-01-07
  • Publisher: Pearson College Division
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 320 page
  • ISBN: 0205249000
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Illustrates family therapy techniques. With its clinical focus and extremely practical presentation, The Essentials of Family Therapy, 6/e examines the rich history, classic schools, and latest developments in family therapy. The sixth edition is edited to focus more on the contemporary clinical practice and case studies illustrating family therapy techniques. Written by a leading family therapist, descriptions of the various models are based on actual experience. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers will be able to: Utilize various family therapy techniques. Recognize the techniques of successful contemporaries in the field. Understand why research has failed to influence clinical practice.

The Essentials of Family Therapy  With MyHelpingLab

The Essentials of Family Therapy With MyHelpingLab


  • Release: 2005-12-01
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 384 page
  • ISBN: 0205488137
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The Essentials of Family Therapy, Second Edition, by counseling experts Michael P. Nichols and Richard C. Schwartz, examines the rich history, classic schools, and latest developments of family therapy while emphasizing clinical practice. This book includes the latest models, treatment of basic clinical practice, research, ethics, and diversity every professional must know, as well as a rich description of the contemporary influences on the field. This new edition includes expanded treatment of ethical issues, more material on diversity issues, a new chapter on research, and a new section on in-home therapy further arm practicing therapists with practical knowledge.

Essential Skills in Family Therapy  Third Edition

Essential Skills in Family Therapy Third Edition


  • Release: 2018-01-25
  • Publisher: Guilford Publications
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 333 page
  • ISBN: 9781462533435
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"This book focuses on students, a pragmatic approach to treatment, regard for multidisciplinary perspectives, and respect for the influence of families on clients. Chapter 1 identifies concerns that new therapists frequently have, such as building confidence in their clinical work. Chapters 2-6 follow the usual time sequence of therapy--from initial contact with clients, to comprehensive assessment, to treatment planning and intervention. Chapters 7-10 deal with specific clinical situations based on presenting problems and the nature of client families. We examine major issues and approaches for working with children and adolescents, older adults, couples, and families that are struggling with serious mental illness. Chapter 11 highlights some common obstacles all therapists encounter, and provides concrete ideas on how to get unstuck when treatment is not progressing. Chapter 12 focuses on an often overlooked part of therapy--termination. In Chapter 13, we conclude the book by looking at emerging issues within family therapy"--

The Essentials of Family Therapy Plus Mylab Social Work with Pearson EText    Access Card Package

The Essentials of Family Therapy Plus Mylab Social Work with Pearson EText Access Card Package


  • Release: 2019-04-24
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 384 page
  • ISBN: 0135167795
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NOTE: Before purchasing, check with your instructor to ensure you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of the MyLab(tm) and Mastering(tm) platforms exist for each title, and registrations are not transferable. To register for and use MyLab or Mastering, you may also need a Course ID, which your instructor will provide. Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for the MyLab or Mastering platform may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. This package includes MyLab Helping Professions. A pragmatic, clinical approach focuses on the essential knowledge needed for the successful practice of family therapy The Essentials of Family Therapy examines the full scope of family therapy -- its rich history, classic schools, and latest developments -- with an increased emphasis on practical issues. With its focus on contemporary clinical practice, illustrative case studies, and extremely practical presentation, The Essentials of Family Therapy helps readers gain a thorough understanding of why a therapy technique is successful and how they can apply it in their own practice. The 7th Edition features new case studies with Reflect and Apply Questions to help students think about how to apply therapeutic principles; end-of chapter questions that are designed to help readers think critically about the principles in the chapter and consider how to apply them; and additional content highlighting the essential concepts in each chapter. New material that emphasizes recent trends in clinical practice has been added, including: a revised Cognitive-Behavioral chapter that focuses on recent trends (Ch.9); a new section on families with transgender members (Ch. 10); and a new chapter about research (Ch. 14). Personalize learning with MyLab Helping Professions By combining trusted author content with digital tools

Family Therapy

Family Therapy


  • Release: 2012-07
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 391 page
  • ISBN: 0205827195
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Mike Nichols' engaging yet thorough guide has long been the standard in family therapy. The author describes and analyzes the field of family therapy, covering its history, schools, and developments. Numerous cases help readers appy theories to real situations and make the text even more engaging. Upon completing this book, readers will be able to: Describe clinical approaches Understand old and new developments in the field of family therapy Analyze successes and failures in research and the impact on current clinical practices Compare different schools of family therapy and explain the contemporary status of distinct schools of therapy Note: MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit: www.mysearchlab.com or you can purchase a ValuePack of the text + MySearchLab (at no additional cost).

Systemic Family Therapy

Systemic Family Therapy


  • Release: 2009-07-27
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 368 page
  • ISBN: 9781483362052
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No other available text offers such a hands-on approach to marriage and family therapy theory. At the core of Systemic Family Therapy are comprehensive sections devoted to each developmental phase of the family therapy movement. With clear descriptions and session-by-session case examples, the author explores specific approaches within each of these phases. With this pragmatic tenor, students will gain a clear and in-depth understanding of how family theory concepts relate to practice–as well as ways those concepts interact with each other. Key Features Uses specific examples and session-by-session case studies to illustrate how theoretical construct actually work in practice Outlines the shifts in thinking of the family therapy field–from modern to postmodern Uses rich graphic representations and straightforward tables to illustrate key theoretical concepts Incorporates compelling questions and learning exercises that will lead to dynamic class discussions Intended Audience A refreshing departure from traditional instruction of family therapy theory, this core textbook is an excellent resource for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students of family therapy, counseling, social work, and family studies.

Milan Systemic Family Therapy

Milan Systemic Family Therapy


  • Release: 1987-12-21
  • Publisher: Basic Books
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 352 page
  • ISBN: 0465045960
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This long-awaited book is the first to offer a complete and clear presentation of the therapy of the Milan Associates, Luigi Boscolo and Gianfranco Cecchin. Based on cybernetic theory, their work has had dramatic success in helping families change behavior. This practical and enlightening book uses clinical cases and the fascinating conversations among the four authors to examine the relationship between Milan theory and practice.Transcripts of sessions conducted by Boscolo and Cecchin—which include a family that is hiding a history of incest and one dominated by an anorectic girl—provide vivid examples of family interaction and therapeutic imagination. In the accompanying conversations with Boscolo and Cecchin about these sessions, Hoffman and Penn take us behind the scenes to show how the therapists think through and conduct their therapy. These highly readable conversations clarify the essentials of the therapy, including hypothesizing, circular questioning, positive connotation, and crafting interventions. Like Milan therapy itself, the interviews are recursive; new ideas about the therapy feed back into the conversations and stimulate further revelations. A lengthy introduction sets the Milan approach in historical context, and introductions to the individual cases highlight the main ideas.

Essentials of Family Therapy

Essentials of Family Therapy


  • Release: 2002-01-01
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  • File: PDF, 180 page
  • ISBN: 0891082972
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Provides an overview of several popular systemic approaches to family therapy. This book is designed for counseling and social work graduate students in family systems and in marriage and family therapy classes. It is also useful for clinicians in practice and professionals preparing for licensure examination.

Family Therapy Review  Contrasting Contemporary Models

Family Therapy Review Contrasting Contemporary Models


  • Release: 2012-08-21
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 312 page
  • ISBN: 9781136243417
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This unique text uses one common case to demonstrate the applications of a wide range of family therapy models. Readers will find it useful when studying for the national family therapy licensing exam, which requires that exam takers be able to apply these models to case vignettes. The authors, all of whom are practicing family therapists, apply their chosen model of family therapy to a single, hypothetical case to highlight what each model looks like in practice. Beginning therapists will find the exposure to new ideas about therapy useful, and will be better able to establish which approaches they want to explore in more depth. Experienced therapists and supervisors will find it useful to understand what “those other family therapists” are doing, and to meet the challenge of supervising those from different perspectives. Family Therapy Review is the practical tool therapists need to make sense of the field, and meet the varied challenges their clients present.

Essentials of Family Therapy

Essentials of Family Therapy


  • Release: 1995-09
  • Publisher: Love Publishing Company
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 144 page
  • ISBN: 0891082395
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A review of eight major models of family therapy. Each chapter uses the same format to present the philosophy, goals, theories, therapeutic processes and techniques of models. The background of the theorist(s), primary source books and research findings are included in each chapter.