Stepfamilies in therapy: understanding systems, assessment, and intervention

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Jossey-Bass, Aug 5, 1992 - Family & Relationships - 270 pages
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This book provides comprehensive information and guidance for addressing the special needs and problems of stepfamilies in therapy. It examines the complex issues facing stepfamilies--including grief over divorce, negative stereotypes of stepfamilies, child custody and visitation disputes, unrealistic expectations of family life, and confusing relationships with extended family--and offers therapeutic approaches, strategies, and interventions for effective assessment and treatment.

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Unique Structures
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Examining Stepfamily Systems
27
Identifying the Special Needs of Stepchildren
48
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