1st Edition

Divorce Therapy

ISBN 9780866564670
Published January 1, 1985 by Routledge
196 Pages

USD $160.00

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Book Description

Examine a wide variety of divorce therapy approaches with this seminal book. Divorce Therapy is one of the first books to present a comprehensive approach to divorce therapy. Based on a foundation of theory and research about divorce, this landmark volume focuses on the help that psychotherapists can provide during the three stages of divorce--pre-divorce decision making, divorce restructuring, and post-divorce recovery. A distinguished array of researchers and clinicians address discuss mediation, criteria for a constructive divorce, remarriage, custody issues, and much more.

Table of Contents

Contents I. Introducing This Volume and Divorce Stages as a Framework for Therapy

  • Introduction: Divorce Therapy
  • Divorce Stage Theory and Therapy: Therapeutic Implications Throughout the Divorcing Process
  • II. Focus One: Divorce Decision-Making and Criteria for a Constructive Divorce
  • Divorce: Dynamics of Decision Therapy
  • Criteria for a Constructive Divorce: Theory and Research to Guide the Practitioner
  • III. Focus Two: Restructuring--Therapy for Children, Mediation, and Custody
  • Family Therapy With Children of Divorce
  • Divorce Mediation: An Introduction
  • Systemic Assessment Criteria for Joint Custody
  • IV. Focus Three: Post-Divorce Recovery and Remarriage
  • Creating New Realities for the Newly Divorced: A Structural-Strategic Approach for Divorce Therapy With an Individual
  • From Divorce to Remarriage: Implications for Therapy With Families in Transition
  • Sibling Relationships in Families of Divorce
  • V. Comprehensive Views of the Field
  • The Comprehensive Divorce Treatment Center: The Divorce and Marital Stress Clinic Model
  • Divorce and Divorce Therapy: An Annotated Bibliography

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