Family Therapy: An Overview: An Overview

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Cengage Learning, 2008 - Psychology - 560 pages
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This current, engaging, and practice-oriented text is your complete resource for mastering the many facets of family therapy. In this Seventh Edition of their respected text, Irene and Herbert Goldenberg examine and explain traditional and evolving viewpo
  

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Contents

Adopting a Family Relationship Framework
1
Family Development Continuity and Change
25
Gender Culture and Ethnicity Factors in Family Functioning
54
Interlocking Systems The Individual the Family and the Community
77
Origins and Growth of Family Therapy
100
Professional Issues and Ethical Practices
126
Psychodynamic Models
146
Transgenerational Models
175
Social Construction Models I SolutionFocused Therapy and Collaborative Therapy
341
Social Construction Models II Narrative Therapy
365
Psychoeducational Models Teaching Skills to Specific Populations
381
Research on Family Assessment and Therapeutic Outcomes
404
A Comparative View of Family Theories and Therapies
427
Becoming a Competent Family Therapist Training and Supervision
454
Glossary
465
References
474

Experiential Models
206
The Structural Model
236
Strategic Models
262
The Milan Systemic Model
288
Behavioral and CognitiveBehavioral Models
310
Credits
503
Name Index
505
Subject Index
511
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About the author (2008)

Herbert Goldenberg was Professor Emeritus of Psychology at California State University, Los Angeles, where he developed and taught classes in family therapy. Together with Irene Goldenberg he was awarded the 2007 American Family Therapy Academy lifetime achievement award for family therapy. He also held membership in the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, the American Family Therapy Academy, and the Family Therapy division of the American Psychological Association. He was also elected fellow in that APA division. The Goldenbergs co-authored another book published by Brooks/Cole, COUNSELING TODAY'S FAMILIES, Fourth Edition.

Irene Goldenberg is Professor Emeritus of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute. She served as Associate Chairperson of that department and as Director of Psychological Services for many years, and continues to teach marriage and family therapy courses to psychologists, psychiatrists, and social workers there. She currently supervises doctoral students and directs the family therapy program at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. Together with Herbert, Irene Goldenberg has been awarded the 2007 American Family Therapy Academy lifetime achievement award for family therapy. She also holds membership in the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, the American Family Therapy Academy, and the Family Therapy division of the American Psychological Association. She has been elected fellow in that APA division. The Goldenbergs are co-authors of another book published by Brooks/Cole, COUNSELING TODAY'S FAMILIES, Fourth Edition.

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