Family therapy : history, theory, and practice / Samuel T. Gladding
- Gladding, Samuel T.
- Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Merrill Prentice Hall, 
- Copyright Date:
- 3rd ed.
- Physical Description:
- xx, 476 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
- Understanding families. Individual and family life cycles -- Healthy and dysfunctional characteristics of families -- Therapeutic approaches to working with families. Rationale and history of family therapy -- The process of family therapy -- Psychodynamic and Bowenian family therapies -- Experiential family therapy -- Behavioral and cognitive-behavioral family therapies -- Structural family therapy -- Strategic and systemic family therapies -- Solution-focused and narrative family therapies -- Special populations in family therapy. Working with single-parent families -- Working with remarried families -- Working with culturally diverse families -- Working with substance-related disorders, domestic violence, and child abuse in families -- Professional issues and research in family therapy. Ethical, legal, and professional issues in family therapy -- Research and assessment in family therapy -- Appendix A. AAMFT code of ethics -- Appendix B. Ethical code for the International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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