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    DescriptionLove takes work, but, when it comes to relationships, it pays to work smarter. This book, a revised and updated edition of a therapist-recommended classic, shows you how to work smarter in your relationship. This book helps you improve communication, cope better with problems, and resolve conflicts in healthy and creative ways. Each chapter teaches an essential skill, based on cognitive behavioral therapy, which can lead to greater happiness and deeper intimacy. New in this edition is a chapter on using acceptance skills, developed from the revolutionary new acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), which help you learn to accept your partner without judgment and structure your relationship based on a consciously chosen set of core values.


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    Title
    Couple Skills
    Subtitle
    Making Your Relationship Work
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Matthew McKay, By (author) Patrick Fanning, By (author) Kim Paleg
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 408 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781572244818
    ISBN 10: 157224481X
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.1
    BIC subject category V2: VFV
    BIC E4L: FAM
    LC subject heading: ,
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/FAMILY
    Ingram Subject Code: LO
    Libri: I-LO
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24830
    B&T General Subject: 347
    DC22: 306.81
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 646.78
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 646.7/8
    BISAC V2.8: FAM029000, FAM030000
    LC classification: HM132 .M3742 2006
    Thema V1.0: VFV
    Edition
    2, New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    illustrations
    Publisher
    New Harbinger Publications
    Imprint name
    New Harbinger Publications
    Publication date
    16 January 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Oakland, CA
    Author Information
    Matthew McKay, PhD, is a professor at the Wright Institute in Berkeley, CA. He has authored and coauthored numerous books, including The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook, Self-Esteem, Thoughts and Feelings, When Anger Hurts, and ACT on Life Not on Anger. He has also penned two fiction novels, Us and The Wawona Hotel. McKay received his PhD in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology, and specializes in the cognitive behavioral treatment of anxiety and depression. He lives and works in the Bay Area.