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Theories and Strategies of Family Therapy

by Jon Carlson

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Published by Allyn & Bacon .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages640
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Open LibraryOL7410937M
ISBN 10020527403X
ISBN 109780205274031

approaches to family therapy, one which will be very well received by teachers of family therapy and their students. This new edition has been well updated with important new material on cutting-edge attachment-based therapies and integrative approaches, and a concise presentation of recent clinically relevant research on couple and family therapy. Description. For courses in Counseling Theories and Techniques. Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy: Systems, Strategies, and Skills categorizes theories by their focus (background; emotions and sensations; thoughts; or actions). This structure helps students better understand similarities and differences among theories and provides an overarching framework that other texts lack.

No other book in the field so fully combines vivid clinical examples, specific details of technique, and mature perspectives on both effectively functioning families and those seeking therapy. The views and strategies of a master clinician are presented here in such clear and precise form that readers can proceed directly from the book with comparisons and modifications to suit their own. The Second Edition features: New chapters on Family Systems Theory and Therapy as well as Gestalt Theory and Therapy Extended case examples in each of the twelve Theory chapters A treatment planning section that illustrates how specific theories can be used in problem formulation, specific interventions, and potential outcomes assessment Deeper.

Readers may wonder why we have limited our focus to counseling and therapy with women, since many of the techniques and strategies of feminist therapy are applicable to both women and men. Excellent materials on the psychology of men and masculinity (e.g., Good & Sherrod, ; Levant, ), and on feminist family therapy for hetero-.   No other available text offers such a hands-on approach to marriage and family therapy theory. At the core of Systemic Family Therapy are comprehensive sections devoted to each developmental phase of the family therapy clear descriptions and session-by-session case examples, the author explores specific approaches within each of these phases.


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Theories and Strategies of Family Therapy by Jon Carlson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Twelve major theories of family therapy are presented. The experts who appear in Allyn & Bacon's Family Therapy with the Experts video series write most of the content. Each chapter begins with a brief description of the theory and what makes it significant.

The authors then delineate the clinical perspective and the way in which their approach Cited by: ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: Structural family therapy / Harry J. Aponte, Edward J.

DiCesare --Culture-sensitive family therapy / Mary Smith Arnold --Adlerian family therapy / James Robert Bitter, Angela Roberts, Manford A. Sonstegard --Strategic family therapy / Jon Carlson --Value-senstitive therapy. Theories and Strategies of Family Therapy covers several different approaches to family therapy.

The philosophical and historical facts of each theory is addressed, as well as how each theory is applied in a professional practice. The course consists of video lectures, reading.

Family Therapy: Concepts and Methods by Michael P. Nichols and Sean Davis. Those with only a casual interest in family therapy may not find much of interest in this book, but anyone who wishes to gain a deeper understanding of the theory and practice of family therapy will find this book invaluable.

It gives the reader a solid foundation in the. Family therapy is somewhat new in the overall history of psychotherapy but has at least 60 years of theory and practice behind it.

Family therapy theories are all different in their approach to healing and treating families, but they are all working toward the same goal: improving family dynamics and strengthening familial relationships. What is Family Therapy. Family therapy sees the symptoms of one family member as pointing to problems in the larger family unit.

In this framework, psychological symptoms in one family member are manifestations of a dysfunctional family. Change in one family member affects the family structure and the other members of the s: 4. Adolescent Family Therapy – Janet Sasson Edgette, PsyD The Angry Couple: Conflict Focused Treatment – Susan Heitler, PhD Family Secrets: Implications for Theory and Therapy – Evan Imber-Black, PhD The Legacy of Unresolved Loss: A Family Therapy Approach – John Edwards, PhD.

The book bridges theory and practice by giving readers these essential tools: Strategies for asking clients about social class. A framework for understanding gender issues within the larger patriarchy. Guidelines for relating concepts of race and class in therapy.

Structure for creating the family. Traditional therapy has historically been problem-focused. It has analyzed a person’s problems from where they started and how those problems have an effect on that person’s life. Out of years of observation of family therapy sessions, the theory and applications of solution-focused therapy.

Strategic family therapy combines a strategic approach to finding a constructive form of change for individuals within the individual’s immediate social context – namely the family. Within the safety of therapeutic settings, strategic family therapists replicate family interactions and conversations, prompting and engaging participants with.

This theory was developed by Dr. Murray Bowen, a psychiatrist who was a pioneer of family therapy and is credited with the founding of systemic therapy. Bowen analytically observed the different relationships within the family system and made sense of behavioral phenomena and interlocking concepts integral to family function.

“Families and Family Therapy is far and away the most important single unified book to have emerged to date from the field of family therapy. Published by Harvard University Press, it is a landmark textbook that will greatly facilitate the task of the teacher of family therapy and by: Volume IV of The Handbook of Systemic Family Therapy considers family-level interventions for issues of global public health.

Information on the effectiveness of relational treatment is included along with consideration of the most appropriate modality for treatment. Family therapy, also referred to as couple and family therapy, marriage and family therapy, family systems therapy, and family counseling, is a branch of psychotherapy that works with families and couples in intimate relationships to nurture change and development.

It tends to view change in terms of the systems of interaction between family members. Psychoanalytic Family Therapy: Nathan Ackerman: By applying the strategies of Freudian psychoanalysis to the family system therapists can gain insight into the interlocking psychopathologies of the family members and seek to improve complementarity: Psychoanalysis, Authenticity, Joining, Confrontation: Solution Focused Therapy.

Strategic and Structural family therapy has been heavily influenced by Bateson's cybernetics model. They are mostly intent upon changing behavior rather than insight, and as such are famous for creative interventions.

There are 3 main models in this theory. Book Description. Socioculturally Attuned Family Therapy addresses the need for socially responsible couple, marriage, and family therapy that infuses diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout theory and clinical text begins with a discussion of societal systems, diversity, and socially just practice.

The Satir System: Brief Therapy Strategies. In J. Carlson and L. Sperry (Eds.) Brief Therapy Strategies with Individuals and Couples, Phoenix, AZ; Zeig/Tucker & Co., Inc.

McLendon, J. The Satir System in Action. In D. Weiner (Eds) Beyond Talk Therapy: Using Movement and Expressive Techniques in Clinical Practice, Washington, DC: APA.

After founding the Family Therapy Institute of Washington, DC, with second wife Cloe Madanes inHaley continued to be a central force in the evolution of Strategic Family publications from the years at the Family Therapy Institute include one of the field's most influential best selling books, Problem Solving Therapy.

After leaving the Family Therapy Institute in the s. Constructive Therapy Key Terms Chapter Family Systems Theory and Therapy With Kirsten W.

Murray. Introduction Historical Context and Highlights Theoretical Principles Family Systems Therapy in Practice Contemporary Family Therapy Developments Case Presentation Evaluations and Applications.

When theories are used to study small groups or individuals, say a couple, family, or team, they are referred to as being micro theories, theories which best fit the study of small groups and their members (typically Symbolic Interactionism).

In many cases, any of the three main theories can be applied at either the macro or micro levels.Find Theories and Strategies of Family Therapy by Carlson et al at over 30 bookstores.

Buy, rent or sell.Rita has published text books, professional articles, books chapters, and poems. Some of these include an ethics text, a book for parents facing divorce, and other works co-authored with her husband, John Sommers-Flanagan.

She has particular interests in feminist theory and therapy, as well as professional and applied ethics.