Family Therapies A Comprehensive Christian Appraisal

ISBN-10: 0830828052

ISBN-13: 9780830828050

Edition: 2008

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Mark A. Yarhouse and James Nathan Sells survey various approaches to family therapy and then present and take up a number of issues in psychotherapy, integrating it with family theory. They propose a Christian approach to family therapy.
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List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication date: 12/20/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 511
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

Calvin Miller (1936-2012) was a professor at Beeson Divinity School. The beloved author of more than forty books, Miller was also well known as a poet, artist, novelist and speaker. His later works included Preaching (Baker), O Shepherd Where Art Thou? (Broadman & Holman) and Conversations with Jesus (Harvest House). He summed up his rule of life in four words: "Time is a gift."James N. Sells (Ph.D., University of Southern California) is professor of counseling and director of the Ph.D. program in counselor education and supervision at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia, where he has taught since 2005. He has served on the faculties of Northern Illinois University and West Texas A&M University, and he is also a licensed psychologist. His research, private practice and teaching seminars have focused on marital conflict, reconciliation and forgiveness. Additionally, he has published work in clinical supervision, individual and group psychotherapy, and international applications of the counsling profession. Sells's research has been published in the Journal of Counseling Psychology, Journal of Counseling and Development, Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, The Family Journal, Journal of Family Therapy and Journal of College Student Development.

List of Figures and Tables
Foundational Considerations
A Christian Understanding for Family Therapy
Historical Foundations of Family Therapy
Models of Family Therapy
Bowenian Family Therapy
Strategic Family Therapy
Structural Family Therapy
Psychodynamic Family Therapy
Contextual Family Therapy
Experiential Family Therapy
Solution-Focused Family Therapy
Cognitive-Behavioral Family Therapy
Narrative Family Therapy
Toward an Integrative Christian Family Therapy
Integration of Family Theory with Critical Issues in Psychotherapy
Crisis and Trauma
Attending to Marital Conflict
Separation, Divorce and Remarriage
Individual Psychopathology
Substance Abuse
Gender, Culture, Economic Class and Race
Sexual Identity
Casting a Vision
Casting a Vision for Christian Family Therapy
Author Index
Subject Index
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