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Doing Couple Therapy: Craft and Creativity in Work with Intimate Partners (Guilford Family Therapy)

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Synopsis:

Wise, compassionate, and highly practical, this engaging text covers the entire process of therapeutic work with couples, from opening sessions and assessment through skills building, core issues, and termination. Students and novice couple therapists learn effective strategies for intervening with couples of any age who are struggling with acute crises or longstanding conflicts and power struggles. Rich with sensitive, detailed case material, the book features numerous exercises that help readers identify and develop their own strengths as practitioners. Self-care strategies and tips for getting the most out of supervision are provided. Special topics include how to address couple issues with only one partner and couple therapy applications for chronic mental health problems.

About the Author

Robert Taibbi, LCSW, has 36 years' experience, primarily in community mental health, as a clinician, supervisor, and clinical director. He is the author of Doing Family Therapy: Craft and Creativity in Clinical Practice, now in its second edition and recently translated into Chinese and Portuguese, and Clinical Supervision: A Four-Stage Process of Growth and Discovery, as well as several book chapters and over 150 magazine and journal articles. He has served as teen advice columnist for Current Health and as a contributing editor to Your Health and Fitness, and has received three national writing awards for Best Consumer Health Writing from the Health Information Resource Center. Mr. Taibbi provides training nationally on couple and family therapy, treatment of emotionally disturbed children and adolescents, and clinical supervision. He is currently in private practice in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Table of Contents

1. Into the Fray: Theoretical Foundation and Overview
2. The Basics: Clinical Goals and Tasks
3. Beginnings: Presentations, Assessments, and Goals
4. Beginnings in Action
5. Clearing the Clutter: Improving Communication Skills
6. Drilling Down: Core Issues
7. Termination
8. Of Money, Sex, and Children: Handling the Power Issues
9. The Challenges of the Early Years
10. Re-Creating the Vision
11. Battle and Loss: Managing the Teenage Years
12. One Big Happy Family: Working with Stepfamilies
13. The Challenges of Old Age
14. One Helping Two, Two Helping One: Working with Individuals in Relationships
15. Life in the Details: The Nuts and Bolts of Couple Therapy
Epilogue

Product Details

ISBN:
9781609182045
Author:
Taibbi, Robert
Publisher:
Guilford Publications
Subject:
Family Therapy
Subject:
Psychology-Couple and Family Therapy
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
The Guilford Family Therapy Series
Publication Date:
20101231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
276
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Medical Specialties
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Nursing
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Professional Medical Reference
Health and Self-Help » Psychology » Couple and Family Therapy
Health and Self-Help » Psychology » Therapy General
History and Social Science » Sociology » Social Work

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Wise, compassionate, and highly practical, this engaging text covers the entire process of therapeutic work with couples, from opening sessions and assessment through skills building, core issues, and termination. Students and novice couple therapists learn effective strategies for intervening with couples of any age who are struggling with acute crises or longstanding conflicts and power struggles. Rich with sensitive, detailed case material, the book features numerous exercises that help readers identify and develop their own strengths as practitioners. Self-care strategies and tips for getting the most out of supervision are provided. Special topics include how to address couple issues with only one partner and couple therapy applications for chronic mental health problems.

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