Therapists, Lawyers, and Divorcing Spouses

By William Fisher

© 1982 – Routledge

152 pages

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Hardback: 9780866561693
pub: 1981-12-31
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About the Book

Experts explore the need for cooperation between the law and helping professions in order to lessen the trauma of the divorce process.

Table of Contents

Contents Toward Understanding Working Relationships Between Lawyers and Therapists in Guiding Divorcing Spouses

  • The Decision to Mediate: Profiles of Individuals Who Accept and Reject the Opportunity to Mediate Contested Child Custody and Visitation Issues
  • The Missing Links in Divorce Law: A Redefinition of Process and Practice
  • Custody Evaluation and Custody Mediation: A Comparison of Two Dispute Interventions
  • The Psychologist as Child Advocate With Divorcing Families
  • Individual Treatment in Divorce Therapy: A Critique of an Assumption
  • Divorce--A Psychological and Legal Process
  • Sources of Discord Between Attorneys and Therapists in Divorce Cases
  • Child Custody Decisions: Content Analysis of a Judicial Survey
  • Reference Notes Included

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
FAM000000
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / General
FAM004000
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Adoption & Fostering
LAW000000
LAW / General
PSY036000
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health
SOC004000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology