Basic Family Therapy
Eclectic, readable, and up-to-date, this text highlights the strengths and limitations of the main contemporary schools of family therapy. The second edition is thoroughly revised, with new chapters on basic concepts in family therapy, how to establish treatment goals, and strategic and developed therapies as well as fuller coverage on healthy families and optimal family functioning, the different schools of family therapy, supervision and consultation, and how to deal with treatment interruptions.
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The Development of Family Therapy
Healthy Families and Their Development
Some Basic Theoretical Concepts
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