x

Our Privacy Policy has changed. By using this site, you agree to the Privacy Policy.

Marital Therapy Concepts and Skills for Effective Practice

ISBN-10: 0534527329
ISBN-13: 9780534527327
Edition: 2002
List price: $200.95 Buy it from $25.21
This item qualifies for FREE shipping

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description: This book is designed to help entry-level marital therapists learn the concepts and skills necessary for effective practice. The authors emphasize the concepts and skills necessary for effective practice and focus on the current trends toward  More...

Used Starting from $119.58
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
You could win $10,000

Get an entry for every item you buy, rent, or sell.

Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Periodic Table Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
SQL Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
MS Excel® 2010 Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
MS Word® 2010 Online content $4.95 $1.99

Customers also bought

Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $200.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 7/24/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

This book is designed to help entry-level marital therapists learn the concepts and skills necessary for effective practice. The authors emphasize the concepts and skills necessary for effective practice and focus on the current trends toward accountability and the requirements of mental health care brought about by the managed care environment. Stressing the relational perspective, the text helps readers to learn how to develop multiple views of the problem and select appropriate skills.

Foundations of Marital Therapy
Dimensions of Marriage
Chapter Objectives
Introduction
The Couple System
Gender Differences
The Effects of Race and Culture
The Life Cycle of a Family
Psychological Tasks of Marriage
Conclusion
Key Points
Marital Skills Inventory
References
Models of Marital Therapy
Chapter Objectives
Introduction
Structural Model
Therapeutic Process
Strategic Model
Behavioral Marital Model
Transgenerational Model
Solution-Focused Marital Therapy Model
Conclusion
Key Points
Marital Skills Inventory
References
Assessment, Concepts, and Skills
Processing the Referral and Structuring the Initial Interview
Chapter Objectives
Introduction
Couple Information
Statement of the Problem
Prior Interventions
Other Pertinent Information
Setting Up Appointments
Setting the Stage for Therapy
Conducting the Initial Interview
Joining
Identifying What Is "Right" in the Relationship
Beginning Therapy
Developing an Operational Definition of "The Problem"
Assessing Who Owns the Problem
Conclusion
Key Points
Marital Skills Inventory
References
Assessing the Problem for Treatment Planning
Chapter Objectives
Introduction
Assessing Relationship History
Assessing Interactions Through the Interview
Objective Assessment of Marital Interaction
Enacting the Interactional Patterns
Assessing Support Systems
Assessing for Comorbidity
Deciding on Couple Therapy Versus Individual Therapy
Creating an Atmosphere for Change
Establishing Goals
Obtaining the Couple's Commitment
Formulating the Contract
Conclusion
Key Points
Marital Skills Inventory
References
Developing Treatment Recommendations
Chapter Objectives
Introduction
Constructing Goals
Starting Treatment
Operationalizing Goals
Utilizing Partner Strengths in Developing Goals
Overcoming Reluctance to Attend Therapy
Choosing the Best Intervention
Conclusion
Key Points
Marital Skills Inventory
References
Treatment Concepts and Skills
Developing Rules for Negotiating Conflict
Chapter Objectives
Introduction
Common Conflicted Interactions
Gender Differences
Marital Conflict Styles
Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
Conflict That Turns to Violence
Managing Conflict
Conclusion
Key Points
Marital Skills Inventory
References
Enhancing Communication and Problem-Solving
Chapter Objectives
Introduction
Cultural Issues
Gender Issues
Coaching Communication
Rules for Effective Communication
Obstacles to Effective Communication
Conclusion
Key Points
Marital Skills Inventory
References
Building Trust and Intimacy
Chapter Objectives
Introduction
Trust
Building Trust
Intimacy
Enhancing Intimacy
Barriers to Intimacy
Conclusion
Key Points
Marital Skills Inventory
References
Handling Unresolvable Problems
Chapter Objectives
Introduction
Unchangeable Problems
Acceptance
Promoting Acceptance
Conclusion
Key Points
Marital Skills Inventory
References
Building Support for Marriage
Chapter Objectives
Introduction
Need for Support
Sources of Support
Assessing Areas of Interest
Developing Rituals
Developing Shared Beliefs
Strategies for Identifying Sources of Support
Specifying Obstacles to Getting Support
Conclusion
Key Points
Marital Skills Inventory
References
Evaluation of Treatment Outcome
Evaluating for Termination and Follow-Up
Chapter Objectives
Introduction
Evaluative Data in Marital Therapy
Evaluating Progress in Therapy
Deciding When to Terminate Therapy if Goals Have not Been Achieved
Deciding whether to See Partners Individually
Conclusion
Key Points
Marital Skills Inventory
References
Techniques in Practice
Case Studies of Special Populations
Chapter Objectives
Introduction
Marital Infidelity--The Case of Al and Wanda
Divorce--The Case of Elana and Mike
Remarriage--The Case of Janet and Steve
Lesbian and Gay Couples--The Case of Lauren and Lucy
Addiction--The Case of Roger and Mindy
Chronic Illness--The Case of Judy and Ted
Dual Career Couples--The Case of Larry and Susan
Conclusion
Key Points
References
Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of the American Counseling Association
Code of Ethics of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy
Index

×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×