Concise Guide to Marriage and Family Therapy

Concise Guide to Marriage and Family Therapy

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Developed for use in the clinical setting, Concise Guide to Marriage and Family Therapy gives you core knowledge in the field in a single quick-reading, quick-reference volume. With brief, to-the-point guidance and step-by-step protocols, Concise Guide to Marriage and Family Therapy is an invaluable resource for the busy clinician and therapist in training. With the help of detailed indexes, fast-reading narrative, and lots of summary charts, youAll find the answers you need in seconds. Concise Guide to Marriage and Family Therapy puts the most essential information at your fingertips, with practical guidance on how to -Create a family intervention planAincluding making a diagnosis, developing a treatment contract, and applying an integrated model for intervention based on the latest research -Manage the practical side of treatmentAincluding logistics, fee setting, and combining therapy with other treatments such as medication and individual intervention -Work with specific problems of couplesAincluding evaluating and treating sexual dysfunction and helping couples manage separation and divorce Concise Guide to Marriage and Family Therapy offers you a wealth of practical guidance based on the latest research, condensed into a single information-packed reference. For the quick facts you need to make better clinical decisions for improved outcomes, you wonAt find a more useful more

Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 106.7 x 165.1 x 17.8mm | 204.12g
  • American Psychiatric Association Publishing
  • American Psychiatric Press Inc.
  • VA, United States
  • English
  • index
  • 1585620777
  • 9781585620777

Table of contents

Development of the field and definitions. Functional families. Dysfunctional families. Conducting a family evaluation. Formulating an understanding of the family problem areas. Goals. Family treatment: strategies and techniques. Course of family therapy. Promoting change in family treatment. Family treatment: general considerations. Dysfunctional couples and couples therapy. Marital and sex therapy. Separation and divorce. Indications and contraindications for family therapy. Ethical and professional issues. more

About Eva C. Ritvo

Eva C. Ritvo, M.D. is Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science at the University of Miami School of Medicine in Miami, Florida. Ira D. Glick, M.D., is Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Stanford University School of Medicine in Stanford, California. Recently, Dr. Glick won the Distinguished Contribution to Family Systems Research Award from the American Family Therapy Academy, as well as the Outstanding Achievement Award of the Northern California District Branch of the American Psychiatric more