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A joint project by several therapists from an infertility institution in New York City, this volume addresses a wide range of issues from a basic overview of infertility through the issues that emerge during the process of trying to have a baby and options that arise throughout. Treatment options are covered in the appendix.
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Synopsis:

Describes a unique therapeutic approach developed to treat couples confronting the painful challenge of infertility. Therapists learn how they can help clients acknowledge and accept the possibility of not having genetically related children; understand the increasing array of available treatment options; and assess the potential gains, pitfalls, and psychological effects of each one.

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This volume describes in step-by-step detail a unique therapeutic approach developed to treat couples confronting the painful challenge of infertility. Therapists learn how they can help couples accept the possibility of not having genetically related children; acknowledge each other's feelings and deal with problems that may arise in their relationship; and assess the potential gains, pitfalls, and psychological effects of available treatment options. Detailed guidelines are set forth for implementing therapeutic interventions in each of five unique stages typically experienced by couples. Illuminating the tasks that couples and therapists face throughout the process, the book is illustrated with extensive case examples that bring the material to life. A useful Appendix provides current information on medical evaluation and treatment.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-237) and index.

About the Author

Ronny Diamond, MSW, is a member of the Infertility Project at the Ackerman Institute for the Family. She is Director of Post Adoption Services at Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children and has a private practice in New York City.

David Kezur, MSW, is on the teaching faculty of the Ackerman Institute for the Family and is a member of Ackerman's Infertility Project. He has a private practice in New York City.

Mimi Meyers, MSW, is on the teaching faculty of the Ackerman Institute for the Family and is a member of Ackerman's Infertility Project. She has a private practice in Manhattan and Brooklyn, New York.

Constance N. Scharf, MSW, is on the teaching faculty of the Ackerman Institute for the Family, where she serves as the Dean of Students and is a member of Ackerman's Infertility Project. She is an adjunct teaching assistant in the Department of Psychiatry and the Mount Sinai Hospital and has a private practice in New York City.

Margot Weinshel, MSW, RN, is on the teaching faculty of the Ackerman Institute for the Family and is a member of Ackerman's Infertility Project. She is Family Therapy Supervisor, Family Studies Program, New York University Child Studies Center, and coauthor of Surviving an Eating Disorder. She has a private practice in New York City.

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. The Issues and Phases of Infertility

2. Treatment Overview

3. Couple Issues in the Dawning Phase

4. Therapeutic Approach in the Dawning Phase

5. Couple Issues in the Mobilization Phase

6. Therapeutic Approach in the Mobilization Phase

7. Couple Issues in the Early and Middle Immersion Phase

8. Therapeutic Approach in the Early and Middle Immersion Phase

9. Couple Issues in the Late Immersion Phase: The Donor Decision

10. Therapeutic Approach in the Late Immersion Phase: The Donor Decision

11. Couple Issues in the Resolution Phase

12. Therapeutic Approach in the Resolution Phase

13. Couple Issues in the Legacy Phase

14. Therapeutic Approach in the Legacy Phase

15. Conclusion

Appendix: Medical Evaluation and Treatment of Infertility: A Guide for Clinicians

Product Details

ISBN:
9781572305113
Author:
Diamond, Ronny
Author:
Kezur, David
Author:
Weinshel, Margot
Author:
Scharf, Constance N.
Author:
Meyers, Mimi
Publisher:
Guilford Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Infertility
Subject:
Counseling - Marriage
Subject:
Family Therapy
Subject:
Marital psychotherapy
Subject:
Psychotherapy - Couples & Family
Subject:
Psychopathology - Compulsive Behavior
Subject:
Infertility -- Psychological aspects.
Subject:
Child Care and Parenting-Infertility and Planning
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
The Guilford Family Therapy Series
Publication Date:
19990931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
243
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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"Synopsis" by , Describes a unique therapeutic approach developed to treat couples confronting the painful challenge of infertility. Therapists learn how they can help clients acknowledge and accept the possibility of not having genetically related children; understand the increasing array of available treatment options; and assess the potential gains, pitfalls, and psychological effects of each one.
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This volume describes in step-by-step detail a unique therapeutic approach developed to treat couples confronting the painful challenge of infertility. Therapists learn how they can help couples accept the possibility of not having genetically related children; acknowledge each other's feelings and deal with problems that may arise in their relationship; and assess the potential gains, pitfalls, and psychological effects of available treatment options. Detailed guidelines are set forth for implementing therapeutic interventions in each of five unique stages typically experienced by couples. Illuminating the tasks that couples and therapists face throughout the process, the book is illustrated with extensive case examples that bring the material to life. A useful Appendix provides current information on medical evaluation and treatment.

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