A Pre-assessment for Couples' Therapy
ProQuest, 2008 - 99 pages
This three session pre-assessment for couples helped determine how motivated and optomistic they are in their relationship. This was accomplished by completing a questionnaire in the first session which assisted them in deciding how to move forward within the therapist guided three session format, with either conjoint couple's therapy, individual therapy for both partners, individual therapy for one partner or a combination of couple's and individual therapy. The questionnaire was used as a tool to facilitate dialogue during the three sessions. There were a total of ten couples that participated in this study and four of them are discussesd in detail to outline the use of this format in a theraputic setting.
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Table of Contents
The Assessment Format
Interactions Inside the Therapy Room
Collaborative Language System
Summary of the Research
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