Family Therapy An Overview

ISBN-10: 0495097594
ISBN-13: 9780495097594
Edition: 7th 2008 (Revised)
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Description: This current, engaging, and practice-oriented text is your complete resource for mastering the many facets of family therapy. In this Seventh Edition of their respected text, Irene and Herbert Goldenberg examine and explain traditional and evolving  More...

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Book details

List price: $255.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 3/8/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 544
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

This current, engaging, and practice-oriented text is your complete resource for mastering the many facets of family therapy. In this Seventh Edition of their respected text, Irene and Herbert Goldenberg examine and explain traditional and evolving viewpoints, perspectives, values, intervention techniques, and goals of family therapy. The authors provide practice-oriented content that will help you become an empathic and effective family therapist. The new edition includes the latest references and contemporary thinking on central issues such as family resiliency, alternative forms of family life today, gender, culture, and ethnic considerations. This edition also contains the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Code of Ethics?a great reference that will help you understand the importance of ethical practices.

Herbert Goldenberg was Professor Emeritus of Psychology at California State University, Los Angeles, where he developed and taught classes in family therapy. Together with Irene Goldenberg he was awarded the 2007 American Family Therapy Academy lifetime achievement award for family therapy. He also held membership in the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, the American Family Therapy Academy, and the Family Therapy division of the American Psychological Association. He was also elected fellow in that APA division. The Goldenbergs co-authored another book published by Brooks/Cole, COUNSELING TODAY'S FAMILIES, Fourth Edition.

Irene Goldenberg is Professor Emeritus of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute. She served as Associate Chairperson of that department and as Director of Psychological Services for many years, and continues to teach marriage and family therapy courses to psychologists, psychiatrists, and social workers there. She currently supervises doctoral students and directs the family therapy program at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. Together with Herbert, Irene Goldenberg has been awarded the 2007 American Family Therapy Academy lifetime achievement award for family therapy. She also holds membership in the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, the American Family Therapy Academy, and the Family Therapy division of the American Psychological Association. She has been elected fellow in that APA division. The Goldenbergs are co-authors of another book published by Brooks/Cole, COUNSELING TODAY'S FAMILIES, Fourth Edition.

Fundamentals of Family Psychology
Adopting a Family Relationship Framework
Family Development: Continuity and Change
Gender, Culture, and Ethnicity Factors in Family Functioning
Interlocking Systems: The Individual, the Family, and the Community
The Development and Practice Of Family Therapy
Origins and Growth of Family Therapy
Professional Issues and Ethical Practices
The Established Schools of Family Therapy
Psychodynamic Models
Transgenerational Models
Experiential Models
The Structural Model
Strategic Models
The Milan Systemic Model
Behavioral and Cognitive-Behavioral Models
New Directions in Family Therapy
Social Construction Models: I. Solution-Focused Therapy and Collaborative Therapy
Social Construction Models: II. Narrative Therapy
Psychoeducational Models: Teaching Skills to Specific Populations
Clinical Research? The Synergy of Science and Practice
Research on Family Assessment and Therapeutic Outcomes
Family Theories and Family Therapies: An Overview
A Comparative View of Family Theories and Therapies
AAMFT Code of Ethics
Becoming a Competent Family Therapist: Training and Supervision
References
Glossary
Credits
Name Index
Subject Index

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