Marriage and family therapy (MFT) is a profession that is expected to grow rapidly over the next 10 years. This timely text provides the essential knowledge base for all facets of supervision in MFT that are required to become an AAMFT-Approved Supervisor.
This book looks beyond single models of treatment and instead presents an integrative model of couple and family therapy. In describing how the field has evolved over the years, Jay Lebow articulates a core set of principles from which therapists can shape their own best methods of practice.
Couple Counselling outlines the essential principles and practices of couple counselling. Demystifying this form of therapy, the author provides a step-by-step guide from the first meeting through to subsequent sessions.
Veteran couples therapists Drs. Sheras and Koch-Sheras introduce an exciting new approach in which partners co-create a unified vision for their relationship. By using the 4 Cs in this order: commitment, cooperation, communication, and community, any couple can transcend their individual identities to nurture the couple as entity,
In this cutting-edge volume, the authors present the latest theoretical, methodological, and empirical perspectives in the field of middle-age and older couple relationships. The chapters cover a broad range of topics, including sexual intimacy, role equity, the impact of retirement, loneliness, chronic disease management, and couple negotiation of everyday tasks.
One of the most successful therapeutic approaches to healing dysfunctional relationships, emotionally focused couple therapy provides clients with powerful insights into how and why they may be suppressing their emotions and teaches them practical ways to deal with those feelings more constructively for improved relationships.
Multicultural Couple Therapy is the first "hands-on" guide for integrating couple therapy with culture, race, ethnic identity, socioeconomic status, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, and immigration experiences.