Helping Couples Get Past the Affair: A Clinician's Guide by Donald H. BaucomHelping Couples Get Past the Affair: A Clinician's Guide by Donald H. Baucom

Helping Couples Get Past the Affair: A Clinician's Guide

byDonald H. Baucom, Douglas K. Snyder, Kristina Coop Gordon

Paperback | February 18, 2011

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From leading marital therapists and researchers, this unique book presents a three-stage therapy approach for clinicians working with couples struggling in the aftermath of infidelity. The book provides empirically grounded strategies for helping clients overcome the initial shock, understand what happened and why, think clearly about their best interests before they act, and move on emotionally, whether or not they ultimately reconcile. The volume is loaded with vivid clinical examples and carefully designed exercises for use both during sessions and at home.
Donald H. Baucom, PhD, is Richard Lee Simpson Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research focuses on couples and marriage. Through his approximately 175 publications, Dr. Baucom has helped to shape an understanding of the role of cognitions in intimate relationships, which has ...
Title:Helping Couples Get Past the Affair: A Clinician's GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:351 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:February 18, 2011Publisher:Guilford PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1609182391

ISBN - 13:9781609182397

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Table of Contents

I. Preparing for Treatment1. Conceptualizing an Integrative Treatment for Affair Couples2. Initial Assessment and Formulation3. Creating a Therapeutic EnvironmentII. Stage 1 of Treatment4. Damage Control5. Restoring Equilibrium6. Addressing Emotional UpheavalIII. Stage 2 of Treatment7. Preparing the Couple to Examine Contributing Factors8. Examining Relationship Factors9. Examining Outside Factors10. Examining Individual Partner Factors11. Complex Affairs12. Tying It All Together: Creating a Formulation of How the Affair OccurredIV. Stage 3 of Treatment13. Addressing Issues of Forgiveness and Barriers to Moving Forward14. Moving Forward
15. Concluding Comments