The essentials of family therapy

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Pearson/Allyn & Bacon, 2007 - Medical - 377 pages
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Overview: The third edition of "The Essentials of Family Therapy," in an affordable paperback format, examines the rich history, classic schools, and latest developments of family therapy while emphasizing a more practical clinical focus. Features:
  • "Affordable paperback format!"
  • "Emphasis on clinical practice, gender, culture, ethnicity, and ethical issues."
  • "Expanded treatment of assessment; including problems of marital violence and sexual abuse."
New to This Edition:
  • "Expanded treatment of ethical issues!"
  • "More material on diversity issues!"
  • "New chapter on research!"
  • "New section on in-home therapy!"
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Rather abbreviated, but helpful summary of major family therapy approaches. Read full review

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Great read for theories. Gives a good overview. Deserves 3 stars but thats it. Will keep for career. Read full review

Contents

The Foundations of Family Therapy
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2t The Evolution of Family Therapy
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Basic Techniques 3 5
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About the author (2007)

Michael P. Nichols, PhD, a Professor of Psychology at the College of William and Mary, is coauthor (with Salvador Minuchin) of "Family Healing," and author of "No Place to Hide" and "Turning Forty in the Eighties" among other books. He is a popular speaker and has been a guest on television programs, including "Oprah!" and "CBS This Morning."

Richard C. Schwartz, PhD, is on the faculty of the Family Institute at Northwestern University. Coeditor of" Handbook of Family Therapy Training and Supervision," he is coauthor of three books and author of over 40 articles on a variety of topics in psychotherapy. He serves on the editorial boards of five professional journals and is a fellow of the American Association of Marital and Family Therapists.

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