Family Therapy: History, Theory, And Practice

Hardcover | May 13, 2014

bySamuel T. Gladding

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Considered the most thorough, well-written book in the field, Samuel T. Gladding’s, Family Therapy: History, Theory, and Practice, give readers clear coverage of all aspects of working with couples and families from proven, evidence-based theories.  In a user-friendly organization and writing style, it covers important background information on healthy and functional families and different types of families, and includes an overview of how individual and family life cycles intertwine.  The basic processes involved in treating couples and families are made clear, before delving into a dozen theoretical ways of treating families. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video and internet resources.

 

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Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0133833720.   Considered the most thorough, well-written book in the field, Samuel T. Gladding’s, Family Therapy: History, Theory, and Practice, give readers clear cov...

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Considered the most thorough, well-written text in the field, Samuel T. Gladding’s, Family Therapy: History, Theory, and Practice, give readers clear coverage of all aspects of working with couples and families from proven, evidence-based theories.  In a user-friendly organization and writing style, it covers important background infor...

Samuel T. Gladding, Ph.D., is Chair of and a Professor in the Department of Counseling at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He is a fellow in the American Counseling Association (ACA) and its former president (2004-2005). Additionally, Dr. Gladding has served as president of two ACA divisions (ACES and ASGW), pr...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:528 pages, 9.2 × 7.5 × 1.3 inPublished:May 13, 2014Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:013348890X

ISBN - 13:9780133488906

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Table of Contents

Prologue

Part I: Foundations of Family Therapy

  1. History of Family Therapy:  Evolution and Revolution
  2. The Theoretical Context of Family Therapy
  3. Types and Functionality of Families
  4. Working with Single-Parent and Blended Families
  5. Working with Culturally Diverse Families
  6. Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues in Family Therapy

Part II:  Therapeutic Approaches to Working with Families

  1. The Process of Family Therapy
  2. Couple and Marriage Therapy and Enrichment
  3. Transgenerational Therapies:  Psychodynamic and Bowen Family Therapies
  4. Experiential Family Therapy
  5. Behavioral and Cognitive-Behavioral Family Therapies
  6. Structural Family Therapy
  7. Strategic Family Therapies
  8. Solution-Focused and Narrative Family Therapies

Part III:  Professional Issues and Research in Family Therapy

  1. Working with Substance-Related Disorders, Domestic Violence and Child Abuse
  2. Research and Assessment in Family Therapy