Helping Children and Families

Author: Peter Goldenthal
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471735353
Format: PDF, Docs
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Bridging the gap between child and family therapy Written by a nationally recognized expert on treatment, Helping Children and Families: A New Treatment Model Integrating Psychodynamic, Behavioral, and Contextual Approaches presents a practical approach for helping children and their families work through a diverse array of issues. Goldenthal's clinical model offers specific techniques for working with children and adolescents, and shows the important connection that involving families in their treatment can make in therapeutic outcomes. Unlike other books that focus either on children or families, this insightful new work demonstrates how to help children in their own unique family context. The book features detailed advice on: * How to create a therapeutic environment that supports every person in a family * How to reassure an anxious parent * How to engage very young children * How to determine when a parent needs individual therapeutic work and how to engage the parent in this process * The five most effective ways to confront a client and reach a positive outcome * When to let a parent decide on the frequency of counseling visits and when to set an agenda * When to invite other people to participate in therapy * When to refer clients for medication evaluation or neuropsychological testing Goldenthal's integrated model offers a commonsense approach to treating childhood disorders. Addressing problems from early childhood to late adolescence, Helping Children and Families provides an engaging and accessible guide to putting this approach into practice.

Family Therapy with Muslims

Author: Manijeh Daneshpour
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317365089
Format: PDF, ePub
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Family Therapy with Muslims is the first guide for mental health professionals who work with Muslims in the family therapy setting. The book opens with a section defining the similarities across Muslim cultures, the effects of postcolonialism on Muslims, and typical Muslim family dynamics. The author then devotes a chapter to different models of family therapy and how they can specifically be applied to working with Muslim families. Case studies throughout the book involve families of many different backgrounds living in the West—including both immigrant and second generation families—that will give professionals concrete tools to work with clients of their own.

A Roadmap for Couple Therapy

Author: Arthur C. Nielsen
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136671331
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A Roadmap for Couple Therapy offers a comprehensive, flexible, and user-friendly template for conducting couple therapy. Grounded in an in-depth review of the clinical and research literature, and drawing on the author’s 40-plus years of experience, it describes the three main approaches to conceptualizing couple distress and treatment—systemic, psychodynamic, and behavioral—and shows how they can be integrated into a model that draws on the best of each. Unlike multi-authored texts in which each chapter presents a distinct brand of couple therapy, this book simultaneously engages multiple viewpoints and synthesizes them into a coherent model. Covering fundamentals and advanced techniques, it speaks to both beginning therapists and experienced clinicians. Therapists will find A Roadmap for Couple Therapy an invaluable resource as they help distressed couples repair and revitalize their relationships.

Geweld tegen oudere vrouwen in de thuissituatie

Author: Els Messelis
Publisher: Maklu
ISBN: 9044129899
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Het Europese Daphne-programma heeft als doel geweld tegen vrouwen, kinderen en jongeren te bestrijden. Het project 'Breaking the Taboo II' besteedt aandacht aan geweld tegen oudere vrouwen in huiselijke kring. Dit boek voorziet professionelen, vrijwilligers, mantelzorgers van achtergrondinformatie, inhoud en methodieken.

Handbook of Psychotherapies with Children and Families

Author: Sandra W. Russ
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461547555
Format: PDF, ePub
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The aim of this book on psychotherapies with children and families is to present a comprehensive overview of the current array of intervention approaches in the child mental health field. There is a focus on the integration of theory, research, and practice throughout the book. The book proceeds from the more global pre sentations of basic theoretical approaches to applications of these approaches with specific problems and populations. It then presents more integrated intervention approaches and overviews of the research literature. One of the unique features of this book is its focus on future directions for each approach, both in clinical prac tice and in research. A second unique feature is its structured format across di verse approaches with a focus on empirical validation of approaches. Another innovation is the presentation of interventions that integrate major components of different theoretical approaches. Thus, the book reflects the current trends in the field of interventions with specific problems and populations, empirical valida tion of the approach, and the integration of treatment approaches. There are five major sections in this book. Part I consists of four chapters that address a variety of issues related to child psychotherapy. Chapter 1 by the editors examines the historical roots of child psychotherapy and explores current trends in the treatment of diverse child disorders. It emphasizes the movement to "treat ments that work" and sets the stage for the chapters that follow.

Contextual Schema Therapy

Author: Eckhard Roediger
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 1684030978
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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In this groundbreaking book, three internationally recognized psychologists present a step-by-step guide outlining the most up-to-date innovations in schema therapy (ST). This important book offers a clear and practical road map for putting the schema mode model into practice, improving clients' interpersonal functioning, and integrates the latest advances in contextual behavioral psychology. ST is a powerful, integrative treatment model that combines aspects of cognitive, behavioral, and psychodynamic therapies. It has proven highly effective in treating a number of mental health issues, including difficult-to-treat personality disorders. ST’s main premise is that mental health issues arise as a result of unmet emotional needs in childhood, leading to the development of early maladaptive schemas (EMS). But, more and more, ST has shifted away from EMS to focus on schema content—that is, changing the way clients relate to their experiences and to others. This book incorporates the latest findings in contextual behavioral science with a focus on clients’ coping styles—or schema modes—and improving interpersonal functioning. The book includes exercises from compassion-focused therapies, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and even functional analytic psychotherapy (FAP) to help your clients become more aware of their own unhealthy coping patterns and behaviors. You’ll also discover a range of emotion-focused and experiential techniques to use in therapy with your client.

Interpersonal Process in Therapy An Integrative Model

Author: Edward Teyber
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305856007
Format: PDF, Kindle
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INTERPERSONAL PROCESS IN THERAPY: AN INTEGRATIVE MODEL, 7th Edition strongly focuses on the therapist-client relationship, offering students practical guidelines for how to understand and intervene with clients from the initial intake through termination. Compelling to read and discuss -- and immediately helpful with clients -- the text brings together core clinical concepts and research as well as the interpersonal/relational elements from various theoretical approaches, and clearly explains how to use the therapeutic relationship to effect change. The authors help alleviate beginning therapists' concerns about making mistakes, teach therapists how to work with their own countertransference issues, and empower new therapists to be themselves in their counseling relationships. Featuring new case examples, updated references and research, and extended clinical vignettes, the seventh edition of this clinically authentic text brings the reader in the room with the therapist. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Handbook of Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology

Author: Alan Carr
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317591518
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The third edition of the hugely successful Handbook of Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology incorporates important advances in the field to provide a reliable and accessible resource for clinical psychologists. Beginning with a set of general conceptual frameworks for practice, the book gives specific guidance on the management of problems commonly encountered in clinical work with children and adolescents drawing on the best practice in the fields of clinical psychology and family therapy. In six sections thorough and comprehensive coverage of the following areas is provided: Frameworks for practice Problems of infancy and early childhood Problems of middle childhood Problems of adolescence Child abuse Adjustment to major life transitions Thoroughly updated throughout, each chapter dealing with specific clinical problems includes cases examples and detailed discussion of diagnosis, classification, epidemiology and clinical features. New material includes the latest advances in: child and adolescent clinical psychology; developmental psychology and developmental psychopathology; assessment and treatment programmes. This book is invaluable as both a reference work for experienced practitioners and as an up-to-date, evidence-based practice manual for clinical psychologists in training. The Handbook of Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology is one of a set of 3 books published by Routledge which includes The Handbook of Adult Clinical Psychology: An Evidence Based Practice Approach, Second Edition (Edited by Carr & McNulty) and The Handbook of Intellectual Disability and Clinical Psychology Practice (Edited by Alan Carr, Christine Linehan, Gary O’Reilly, Patricia Noonan Walsh and John McEvoy).

Foundations of Couples Marriage and Family Counseling

Author: David Capuzzi
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118710789
Format: PDF
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A comprehensive and practical approach to the world of marriage, couples, and family counseling Esteemed academics David Capuzzi and Mark D. Stauffer present the theory, research, and real-life practice of today's counselors and therapists in family therapy settings. Aligned with the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE), this useful text covers foundational teaching important to readers, but also critical modern topics not included in other texts, such as sexuality, trauma, divorce, domestic violence, and addictions, filial play therapy, and using community genograms to position culture and context in family therapy. With a unique focus on practical applications, the book discusses the major family therapy theories, and provides graduate students and post-graduate learners in counseling, mental health, and behavioral health fields the skills and techniques they need to help couples and families as part of their work in a variety of helping environments. Each chapter contains case studies and anecdotes that help readers think critically about the issues they are likely to deal with as clinicians. Written by recognized and respected contributors, this book helps readers see the connection between what they know and what happens in couples and family counseling sessions. Readers will: Learn the knowledge and skills essential to family therapy Understand the history, concepts, and techniques associated with major theories Examine the key issues specific to couples work, with relevant intervention Explore solutions to the complexities generated by special issues Discusses the modern realities of family, diversity and culture, and systemic contexts Family and couples counseling presents a complex interplay of various factors inherent to each individual, the dynamic interplay between each person's issues, and the outside influences that shape behavior. Foundations of Couples, Marriage, and Family Counseling helps readers sort out the complexity and guide clients toward lasting resolution.

Beyond Sibling Rivalry

Author: Peter Goldenthal
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780805056891
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Suggests child-rearing techniques that can reduce or prevent sibling conflicts