This casebook uses an ecosystemic approach to integrating different kinds of family therapy. It includes individual, couples and family therapy as well as interventions such as here-and-now, transgenerational, and other systemic approaches.
This volume offers case-based discussions that address race, gender and class as they effect the personal problems of individual families. While keeping an explicit focus on clinical work, the book highlights power differentials in families and larger systems.
Chronic childhood disease brings psychological challenges for families and carers as well as the children. Roger Bradford explores how they cope with these challenges, the psychological and social factors that influence outcomes and the ways in which the delivery of services can be improved to promote adjustment.
Through an account of two sisters and their ailing mother--interwoven with no-nonsense advice--The Emotional Survival Guide for Caregivers helps family members navigate tough decisions and make the most of their time together as they care for an aging parent.
The field of medical family therapy has grown by leaps and bounds since the authors' bestselling first edition was published in 1992. In this thorough revision and update of their classic text, the authors describe the impact of recent economic and structural changes in health care on the role of the medical family therapist.
This book provides a comprehensive guide to promoting the psychological well-being of children with chronic illnesses and medical conditions, covering support within health, social services and education.