The Essentials of Family Therapy

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Pearson/Allyn & Bacon, 2007 - Medical - 377 pages
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The Third Edition of "The Essentials of Family Therapy," now in a more affordable paperback format, examines the rich history, classic schools, and latest developments of family therapy while emphasizing a more practical clinical focus. Expanded treatment of ethical issues, more material on diversity issues, a new chapter on research, and a new section on in-home therapy, further arm therapists with practical knowledge.

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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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