9780205488131

ESSENTIALS OF FAMILY THERAPY (WITH MYHELPINGLAB), 2/e

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205488131

  • ISBN10:

    0205488137

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 1/1/2005
  • Publisher: PEARSON
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Summary

The Essentials of Family Therapy, Second Edition, by counseling experts Michael P. Nichols and Richard C. Schwartz, examines the rich history, classic schools, and latest developments of family therapy while emphasizing clinical practice. This book includes the latest models, treatment of basic clinical practice, research, ethics, and diversity every professional must know, as well as a rich description of the contemporary influences on the field. This new edition includes 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 practicing therapists with practical knowledge.

Table of Contents

ldquo;Questions to Consider,rdquo;
ldquo;Key Concepts,rdquo;
ldquo;Recommended Readings,rdquo; and ldquo;References.rdquo;
Foreward
Preface
The Context of Family Therapy
The Foundations of Family Therapy
The Myth of the Hero
Psychotherapeutic Sanctuary
Family versus Individual Therapy
The Power of Family Therapy
The Evolution of Family Therapy
The Undeclared War
Small Group Dynamics
The Child Guidance Movement
The Influence of Social Work
Research on Family Dynamics and the Etiology of Schizophrenia
From Research to Treatment: The Pioneers of Family Therapy
The Golden Age of Family Therapy
Getting Started in Family Therapy: Basic Techniques
The Stages of Family Therapy
Family Assessment
Family Therapy with Specific Presenting Problems
Working with Managed Care
The Fundamental Concepts of Family Therapy
Cybernetics
Systems Theory
Social Constructionism
Conclusions
The Working Concepts of Family Therapy
The Classic Schools of Family Therapy
Bowen Family Systems Therapy
Overview
Evolution of the Model
The Basic Model
Normal Family Development
Development of Behavior Disorders
How Therapy Works
Therapy
Current Status of the Model
Strategic Family Therapy
Overview
Evolution of the Model
The Basic Model
Normal Family Development
Development of Behavior Disorders
How Therapy Works
Treatment
Current Status of the Model
Structural Family Therapy
Overview
Evolution of the Model
The Basic Model
Normal Family Development
Development of Behavior Disorders
How Therapy Works
Therapy
Current Status of the Model
Experiential Family Therapy
Overview
Evolution of the Model
The Basic Model
Normal Family Development
Development of Behavior Disorders
How Therapy Works
Therapy
Current Status of the Model
Psychoanalytic Family Therapy
Overview
Evolution of the Model

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