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Attachment Processes in Couple and Family Therapy

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ISBN-10: 1572308737

ISBN-13: 9781572308732

Edition: 2003

Authors: Susan M. Johnson, Valerie E. Whiffen

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Offering provocative insights on the practice of couple and family therapy, this volume shows how attachment theory can inform, enhance and guide interventions for a wide range of relationship problems and clinical issues.
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Book details

List price: $91.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Publication date: 6/9/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 411
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Susan M. Johnson, EdD, is Professor of Psychology in the School of Psychology at the University of Ottawa and Director of the Ottawa Couple and Family Institute, Ottawa, Canada. Widely published, she is the main proponent of emotionally focused couple and family therapy, which she teaches extensively in North America and internationally. In 2005, she received the Distinguished Contribution to Family Systems Research Award from the American Family Therapy Academy. The website for Dr. Johnson's work is www.eft.ca.

Relevance of Attachment Theory for Clinical Practice
Introduction to Attachment: A Therapist's Guide to Primary Relationships and Their Renewal
Adult Attachment Theory, Psychodynamics, and Couple Relationships: An Overview
The Essential Nature of Couple Relationships
Stability and Change of Attachment Representations from Cradle to Grave
Alternate Pathways to Competence: Culture and Early Attachment Relationships
Models of Clinical Intervention
Attachment Theory: A Guide for Couple Therapy
Attachment Processes in Couple Therapy: Informing Behavioral Models
Caring for the Caregiver: An Attachment Approach to Assessment and Treatment of Child Problems
Creating and Repairing Attachments in Biological, Foster, and Adoptive Families
Attachment-Based Family Therapy for Depressed Adolescents: Repairing Attachment Failures
Using an Attachment Perspective in Interventions with Particular Populations
The First Couple: Using Watch, Wait, and Wonder to Change Troubled Infant-Mother Relationships
The Journey of Adolescence: Transitions in Self within the Context of Attachment Relationships
Implications of Adult Attachment for Preventing Adverse Marital Outcomes
Attachment in Later Life: Implications for Intervention with Older Adults
Using an Attachment-Based Intervention with Same-Sex Couples
Specific Attachment Interventions for Particular Problems
Looking Outward Together: Adult Attachment and Childbearing Depression
Understanding the Effects of Child Sexual Abuse History on Current Couple Relationships: An Attachment Perspective
Attachment and the Experience of Chronic Pain: A Couples Perspective
Conclusion
What Attachment Theory Can Offer Marital and Family Therapists
Index