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By Joseph L. Wetchler, Lorna L. Hecker

ISBN-10: 0789002779

ISBN-13: 9780789002778

Research the basics of kinfolk treatment and treatment!

An creation to Marriage and family members treatment offers perception and research from 20 of the main specialists within the theoretical and perform components of relatives remedy, delivering a special mix of methods and types. Chapters draw on every one author's specialty in exploring the historical past of relatives treatment and the appliance of platforms conception to households. perfect as a accomplished source for entry-level scholars, the publication additionally provides undergraduates a glimpse of graduate education and offers worthy the best way to observe to graduate university and what to anticipate whereas buying graduate education.

An creation to Marriage and relations remedy is split into components: a theoretical part, the place primary theories are awarded with useful case examples, and a piece dedicated to specific concerns and issues, resembling treatment, communique education, marital enrichment and premarital counseling. The booklet additionally covers substance abuse, divorce, gender and tradition, family members violence, sexual dysfunctions and intercourse remedy therapy, and the interface of ethics and the felony system.

An advent to Marriage and kin treatment additionally discusses:

  • the heritage of kinfolk treatment
  • platforms idea and cybernetics
  • structural and strategic relatives remedy
  • cognitive-behavioral, experiential, and transgenerational treatments
  • collaborative language-based versions
  • present learn findings
  • and masses more!

With its exact and finished procedure, An creation to Marriage and kin remedy serves as a theoretical advent to the sector of marriage and remedy and comparable psychological future health disciplines the place relatives remedy is emphasised. The publication is key for educators in marriage and relations counseling sessions and is a useful source for therapists, counselors, social paintings pros, pastoral educators, and relatives psychologists.

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The editing of a book is often a labor of love. In other words, the labor of the task takes time away from the ones you love, and the labor of the task could not be completed without the support of the ones who love you. I (JW) want to thank my wife, Carole Schwartz, for being my best friend and teach­ ing me to think about the future; my stepchildren, Ryan and Jessica Marie, for giving me energy and helping me to laugh at life’s absurdities; my fam­ ily of origin, Bernie, Jorie, Diane, and Sherry, for picking me up when I was xxxvii xxxviii AN INTRODUCTION TO MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPY down; and my daughter, Jessica Lily, for being the light of my life.

In addition, sexual dysfunctions are covered, and the reader is intro­ duced to sex therapy treatment. The interface of ethics and the legal system in family therapy is often constant. These and other professional issues are covered in Chapter 15. ” Chapter 16 ad­ dresses this issue eloquently. How is this text different from others in the field of family therapy? Most textbooks are written by only one or two authors who detail the approaches to family therapy. In this book, we have invited experts from each important area of family therapy to contribute chapters in their area of expertise.

He systematically sketched the pelvic area of each of his patients, men as well, several of which he included in his landmark book, Human Sex Anatomy (1933). He also pub­ lished his findings from thousands of interviews with his patients on their sex histories and current practices (Dickinson and Beam, 1931, 1934). Fur­ ther, Robert Dickinson was one of the founders of the fledgling marriage counseling movement that started in the early 1930s. When we think about the history of human sexuality in the United States, the first name that typically comes to mind is that of Alfred Kinsey, a profes­ sor at Indiana University.

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