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This course provides a survey of current theories of family therapy and also includes a study of the philosophical, conceptual and theoretical background of family therapy. Theoretical formulations, definition of problem development, and treatment strategies of each theory are addressed. The course also includes practical demonstrations and videotapes illustrating these theoretical approaches. Assignments include examining the student's own family as a means of understanding theoretical concepts.
Counseling and Therapy in Video
Watch over 400 hours of streaming video featuring 175 therapists and over 50 separate therapeutic approaches online.
Essential Skills in Family Therapy, 2d ed. by JoEllen Patterson
Call Number: Available online in EBL
Publication Date: 2013-08-20
Readable and concise yet immensely informative, this bestselling text prepares students and new therapists to work confidently and effectively in real-world clinical practice with families.
Couple and Family Therapy by Jay L. LeBow
Call Number: Online in APA e-books
Publication Date: 2013-08-15
When selecting treatment for their clients, couple and family therapists are faced with a bewildering array of competing models. On closer inspection, the most effective of these approaches share common elements. 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.
The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Family Psychology by James H. Bray (Editor); Mark Stanton (Editor)
Call Number: Online in Wiley
Publication Date: 2009-10-06
The Handbook of Family Psychology provides a comprehensive overview of the theoretical underpinnings and established practices relating to family psychology. Includes summaries of the most recent research literature and clinical interventions for specific areas of interest to family psychology clinicians Features essays by recognized experts in a variety of specialized fields
Basic Family Therapy, 6th ed. by Philip Barker; Jeff Chang
Publication Date: 2013
This edition provides a clear, easily read and readily understandable introduction to family therapy. Much has happened in the field of family therapy since the fifth edition of Basic Family Therapy was published in 2007. New developments covered in this book include: Emotionally Focused Therapy, The Gottman approach to couples therapy, Mindfulness and psychotherapy, The common factors approach to psychotherapy and to family therapy. The increased emphasis on empirically supported treatments, High-conflict post-divorce parenting
Family Therapy: Concepts, Process and Practice, Second Edition by Alan Carr
Publication Date: 2006
This book offers a critical evaluation of the major schools of family therapy, provides an integrative model for the practice of marital and family therapy, and demonstrates how this model can be used in everyday practice with a range of common child-focused and adult-focused problems. It also provides a thorough, up-to-date review of research on the effectiveness of family therapy and outlines implications for evidence-based practice.
A Dictionary of Psychology by Andrew M. Colman
Publication Date: 2009-04-01
With over 11,000 authoritative and up-to-date entries, this best-selling dictionary covers all branches of psychology including psychoanalysis and psychiatry.
Publication manual of the American Psychological Association by American Psychological Association.
Call Number: REF BF76.7 .P83 2010 (Reference and Ready Reference at Payson Library)
Publication Date: 2010