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Family therapy : concepts and methods

Author: Michael P Nichols
Publisher: Boston : Pearson, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 10th edView all editions and formats
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This comprehensive examination of all the major schools and developments in family therapy gives students a thorough grounding in the profession. Numerous case studies throughout help students  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael P Nichols
ISBN: 9780205827190 0205827195 9780205911912 0205911919
OCLC Number: 794922711
Description: xxiv, 391 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: IN THIS SECTION: 1.) BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS 2.) FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS PART ONE THE CONTEXT OF FAMILY THERAPY Chapter 1 The Evolution of Family Therapy Chapter 2 Basic Techniques of Family Therapy Chapter 3 The Fundamental Concepts of Family Therapy Cybernetics PART TWO THE CLASSIC SCHOOLS OF FAMILY THERAPY Chapter 4 Bowen Family Systems Therapy Chapter 5 Strategic Family Therapy Chapter 6 Structural Family Therapy Chapter 7 Experimental Family Therapy Chapter 8 Psychoanalytic Family Therapy Chapter 9 Cognitive-Behavioral Family Therapy Chapter 10 Family Therapy in the Twenty-First Century PART THREE RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN FAMILY THERAPY Chapter 11 Solution-focused Therapy Chapter 12 Narrative Therapy Chapter 13 Comparative Analysis Chapter 14 Research on Family Intervention 2. FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS PART ONE The Context of Family Therapy Introduction The Foundations of Family Therapy The Myth of the Hero Psychotherapeutic Sanctuary Family versus Individual Therapy Psychology and Social Context Thinking in Lines, Thinking in Circles The Power of Family Therapy Recommended Readings Chapter 1: The Evolution of Family Therapy The Undeclared War Small Group Dynamics The Child Guidance Movement Research on Family Dynamics and the Etiology of Schizophrenia Gregory Bateson-Palo Alto Theodore Lidz-Yale Lyman Wynne-National Institute of Mental Health Role Theorists Marriage Counseling From Research to Treatment: The Pioneers of Family Therapy John Bell Palo Alto Murray Bowen Nathan Ackerman Carl Whitaker Ivan Boszormenyi-Nagy Salvador Minuchin Other Early Centers of Family Therapy The Golden Age of Family Therapy Summary Recommended Readings References Chapter 2: Basic Techniques of Family Therapy Getting Started The Initial Telephone Call The First Interview The Early Phase of Treatment The Middle Phase of Treatment Termination Family Assessment The Presenting Problem Understanding the Referral Route Identifying the Systemic Context Stage of the Life Cycle Family Structure Communication Drug and Alcohol Abuse Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Extramarital Affairs Gender Culture The Ethical Dimension Family Therapy with Specific Presenting Problems Marital Violence Sexual Abuse of Children Working with Managed Care Summary Recommended Readings References Chapter 3: The Fundamental Concepts of Family Therapy Cybernetics Systems Theory General Systems Theory Social Constructionism Constructivism Attachment Theory Conclusions The Working Concepts of Family Therapy Interpersonal Context Complementarity Circular Causality Triangles Process/Content Family Structure Family Life Cycle Resistance Family Narratives Gender Culture Summary Recommended Readings References PART TWO The Classic Schools of Family Therapy Chapter 4: Bowen Family Systems Therapy Sketches of Leading Figures Theoretical Formulations Differentiation of Self Emotional Triangles Multigenerational Emotional Processes Sibling Position Emotional Cutoff Societal Emotional Process Normal Family Development Development of Behavior Disorders Goals of Therapy Conditions for Behavior Change Therapy Assessment Therapeutic Techniques Evaluating Therapy Theory and Results Summary Recommended Readings References Chapter 5: Strategic Family Therapy Sketches of Leading Figures Theoretical Formulations Normal Family Development Development of Behavior Disorders Goals of Therapy Conditions for Behavior Change Therapy Assessment Therapeutic Techniques Evaluating Therapy Theory and Results Summary Recommended Readings References Chapter 6: Structural Family Therapy Sketches of Leading Figures Theoretical Formulations Normal Family Development Development of Behavior Disorders Goals of Therapy Conditions for Behavior Change Therapy Assessment Therapeutic Techniques Evaluating Therapy Theory and Results Summary Recommended Readings References Chapter 7: Experimental Family Therapy Sketches of Leading Figures Theoretical Formulations Normal Family Development Development of Behavior Disorders Goals of Therapy Conditions for Behavior Change Therapy Assessment Therapeutic Techniques Evaluating Therapy Theory and Results Summary Recommended Readings References Chapter 8: Psychoanalytic Family Therapy Sketches of Leading Figures Theoretical Formulations Freudian Drive Psychology Self Psychology Object Relations Theory Normal Family Development Development of Behavior Disorders Goals of Therapy Conditions for Behavior Change Therapy Assessment Evaluating Therapy Theory and Results Summary Recommended Readings References Chapter 9: Cognitive-Behavioral Family Therapy Sketches of Leading Figures Theoretical Formulations Normal Family Development Development of Behavior Disorders Goals of Therapy Conditions for Behavior Change Therapy Behavioral Parent Training Behavioral Couples Therapy The Cognitive-Behavioral Approach to Family Therapy Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction Evaluating Therapy Theory and Results Summary Recommended Readings References Chapter 10: Family Therapy in the Twenty-First Century Erosion of Boundaries Postmodernism The Feminist Critique Feminist Family Therapy Social Constructionism and the Narrative Revolution Family Violence Multiculturalism Race Poverty and Social Class Gay and Lesbian Rights Advances in Neuroscience Spirituality Tailoring Treatment to Populations and Problems Single-Parent Families African American Families Gay and Lesbian Families Sex and the Internet Home-Based Services Medical Family Therapy and Psychoeducation Psychoeducation and Schizophrenia Medical Family Therapy Relationship Enrichment Programs Summary Recommended Readings References PART THREE Recent Developments in Family Therapy Chapter 11: Solution-focused Therapy Sketches of Leading Figures Theoretical Formulations Normal Family Development Development of Behavior Disorders Goals of Therapy Conditions for Behavior Change Therapy Assessment Therapeutic Techniques Taking a Break and Giving Feedback Later Sessions Evaluating Therapy Theory and Results Summary Recommended Readings References Chapter 12: Narrative Therapy Sketches of Leading Figures Theoretical Formulations Normal Family Development Development of Behavior Disorders Goals of Therapy Conditions for Behavior Change Therapy Assessment Therapeutic Techniques Evaluating Therapy Theory and Results Summary Recommended Readings References Chapter 13: Comparative Analysis Theoretical Formulations Families as Systems Stability and Change Process/Content Monadic, Dyadic, or Triadic Models Normal Family Development Development of Behavior Disorders Inflexible Systems Pathologic Triangles Therapy Assessment Decisive Interventions INTEGRATIVE MODELS Eclecticism Selective Borrowing Specially Designed Integrative Models Integrative Problem Centered Metaframeworks The Narrative Solutions Approach Integrative Couples Therapy Dialectical Behaviorism Other Integrative Models Models Designed for Specific Clinical Problems Working with Family Violence Community Family Therapy Summary Recommended Readings References Chapter 14: Research on Family Intervention Research and Practice: Worlds Apart Methodological Challenges in Studying the Effectiveness of Family Therapy Research Findings on the Effectiveness of Family Focused Interventions Family Therapy Process Research Future Directions Recommended Readings References Appendix A RECOMMENDED READINGS Appendix B GLOSSARY Name Index Subject Index
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