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Family Therapy: History, Theory, and Practice plus MyLab Counseling with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 7th Edition

By Samuel T. Gladding

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Mar 28, 2018

Description

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A comprehensive look at the theory and practice of working with families
Family Therapy: History, Theory, and Practice covers all aspects of working with couples and families. Grounded in evidence-based practice and the rich theoretical background of marriage and family therapy, the text presents important background information on healthy functioning families of all different compositions, includes an overview of how individual and family life cycles intertwine, and concretely and clearly illustrates (with a wealth of examples) the evidence-based interventions used in working with families that need counseling.

Thoroughly updated with over 240 new citations, the 7th Edition has added separate chapters on Psychodynamic Family Theories, Bowen Family Systems Theory, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, and  Narrative Family Therapy.

Reach every student by pairing this text with MyLab Counseling
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0134785258 / 9780134785257 Family Therapy: History, Theory, and Practice plus MyLab Counseling with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package
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Table of Contents

Prologue

PART 1: Foundations of Family Therapy
1. The 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 2: Therapeutic Approaches to Working with Families
7. The Process of Family Therapy
8. Couples and Marriage Therapy and Enrichment
9. Psychodynamic Family Theory
10. Bowen Family Systems Theory
11. Behavioral and Cognitive—Behavioral Family Therapies
12. Experiential Family Therapy
13. Structural Family Therapy
14. Strategic Family Therapies
15. Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
16. Narrative Family Therapy

PART 3: Professional Issues and Research in Family Therapy
17. Research and Assessment in Family Therapy
18. Working with Substance-Related Disorders, Domestic Violence, and Child Abuse

Epilogue