Marriage & Family Counseling Products

  • Pre-Marital Counseling

    A Guide for Clinicians

    By Angela Skurtu

    A guide for therapists and counselors, Pre-Marital Counseling addresses the common problems couples face when starting or considering marriage. This step-by-step guide teaches specific intervention strategies for common pre-marital problems, such as financial stress, blending families, and mental…

    Paperback – 2016-03-10 

  • Family Therapy and the Autism Spectrum

    Autism Conversations in Narrative Practice

    By Marilyn J. Monteiro

    The autism spectrum presents a range of communication, social, and sensory differences that are challenging for clinicians to address. Family Therapy and the Autism Spectrum provides a guide to conceptualizing those differences and ways to discuss them with clients and their families. Readers are…

    Paperback – 2016-02-18 

  • The Person of the Therapist Training Model

    Mastering the Use of Self

    Edited by Harry J. Aponte, Karni Kissil

    The Person of the Therapist Training Model presents a model that prepares therapists to make active and purposeful use of who they are, personally and professionally, in all aspects of the therapeutic process—relationship, assessment and intervention. The authors take a process that seems…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21 

  • Adult ADHD-Focused Couple Therapy

    Clinical Interventions

    Edited by Gina Pera, Arthur L. Robin

    Since ADHD became a well-known condition, decades ago, much of the research and clinical discourse has focused on youth. In recent years, attention has expanded to the realm of adult ADHD and the havoc it can wreak on many aspects of adult life, including driving safety, financial management,…

    Paperback – 2016-01-14 

  • Adoptive and Foster Parent Screening

    A Professional Guide for Evaluations

    By James L. Dickerson, Mardi Allen

    Screening applicants for adoption or foster homes has life-altering consequences for the children involved, yet there are incredibly few programs available to train screeners. The educational system that certifies thousands of social workers each year does not understand the specialized training…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 

  • Couples in Conflict

    Classic Edition

    Edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter, Mari L. Clements, Tanya Boone-Holladay

    This classic volume provides a solid foundation for thinking about creative ways in which our society can work to prevent or minimize destructive couple conflict and enhance couples' abilities to constructively handle their differences. A common thread throughout is that constructive conflict and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-22 
    Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

  • Romance and Sex in Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood

    Risks and Opportunities

    Edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter, Anastasia Snyder

    In this classic edition top scholars in family research examine the nature and origin of adolescents’ contemporary patterns of sexual and romantic relationships, from the evolutionary roots of these behaviors to policies and programs that represent best practices for addressing these issues in…

    Paperback – 2015-12-16 
    Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

  • Handbook of Family Therapy

    Edited by Thomas L. Sexton, Jay Lebow

    Integrative, research-based, multisystemic: these words reflect not only the state of family therapy, but the nature of this comprehensive handbook as well. The contributors, all well-recognized names who have contributed extensively to the field, accept and embrace the tensions that emerge when…

    Paperback – 2015-12-16 

  • A Clinician's Guide to Systemic Sex Therapy

    2nd Edition

    By Gerald Weeks, Nancy Gambescia, Katherine M. Hertlein

    The second edition of A Clinician’s Guide to Systemic Sex Therapy has been completely revised, updated, and expanded. This volume is written for beginning psychotherapy practitioners in order to guide them through the complexities of sex therapy and help them to be more efficient in their treatment…

    Paperback – 2015-12-11 

  • Intrusive Partners - Elusive Mates

    The Pursuer-Distancer Dynamic in Couples

    By Stephen J. Betchen

    When two people form a relationship or marry, they begin to move towards one another with the expectation of closeness. The emotionality or intensity that accompanies this process, however, may result in fusion followed by a desperate need for space or distance. Intrusive Partners - Elusive Mates…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24

  • The Narcissistic / Borderline Couple

    New Approaches to Marital Therapy, 2nd Edition

    By Joan Lachkar

    In this second edition of her groundbreaking book, Dr. Joan Lachkar addresses the ever-changing faces and phases of narcissism within the context of marital therapy and discusses the new developments in the treatment of marital conflict. Drawing from many different theoretical frameworks, mainly…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24

  • Relationship Enhancement Therapy

    Healing Through Deep Empathy and Intimate Dialogue

    By Robert F. Scuka

    Relationship Enhancement Therapy (RE) is a couples-therapy system conceived of, designed, and first implemented by Bernard Guerney Jr., who integrated the client-centered theory of Carl Rogers, the interpersonal theory of Henry Stack Sullivan, the behavior modification and learning theories of…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24

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