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Family Therapy

Author : Roger Lowe
ISBN : 076194303X
Genre : Psychology
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`I liked this book. Though I am not a family therapist, like most mental health nurses I try to bear in mind the family relationships of individuals I am working with. This is an enlightening text which not only offer a framework with which we can better understand the severe psychopathologies seen in forensic work, but also gives examples of how it may be used therapeutically' - Mental Health Practice Roger Lowe's book provides a refreshingly different approach to working with families, which chimes with the growing interest in constructive approaches. It is written for trainees and for practitioners who are interested in developing their skills in this collaborative and optimistic approach.

Casebook In Family Therapy

Author : David M. Lawson
ISBN : 0534344151
Genre : Psychology
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This unique book presents actual case transcripts based on 12 different theories of family therapy. Each author describes his or her theoretical orientation and then presents transcripts, interspersed with commentary on how the model of therapy is expressed in the sessions. This blend of theory and practice is ideal for students who understand basic principles of family therapy, yet need an illustration of how to put these concepts into practice. No other text includes the gamut of family therapy models, with specific transcripts of why, when, how, and what therapists say to their clients.

Family Therapy

Author : Mark Rivett
ISBN : 9781134129409
Genre : Psychology
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Family therapy is increasingly recognised as one of the evidence based psychotherapies. In contemporary therapeutic practice, family therapy is helpful across the age span and for distress caused by family conflict, trauma and mental health difficulties. Because of this, many psychotherapists integrate elements of family therapy within their approaches. Family Therapy: 100 Key Points and Techniques provides a concise and jargon-free guide to 100 of the fundamental ideas and techniques of this approach. Divided into helpful sections, it covers: Family therapy theory Essential family therapy practice Using family therapy techniques Common challenges in family therapy Contemporary debates and issues Self issues for family therapists. Family Therapy: 100 Key Points and Techniques is an invaluable resource for psychotherapists and counsellors in training and in practice. As well as appealing to established family therapists, this latest addition to the 100 Key Points series will also find an audience with other mental health professionals working with families and interested in learning more about family therapy techniques.

Family Therapy

Author : Lynn Hoffman
ISBN : 0393703800
Genre : Psychology
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This book follows the journey of one highly curious and questing therapist from an instrumental, causal approach to family therapy to a collaborative, communal one.

Psychology The Key Concepts

Author : Graham Richards
ISBN : 9781134082643
Genre : Psychology
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Psychology: The Key Concepts is a comprehensive overview of 200 concepts central to a solid understanding of Psychology and includes the latest recommendations from the British Psychology Society (BPS). The focus is on practical uses of Psychology in settings such as nursing, education and human resources, with topics ranging from Gender to Psychometrics and Perception.

Relationship Counselling For Children Young People And Families

Author : Kathryn Geldard
ISBN : 9781446206416
Genre : Psychology
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"If you need one book that's crammed with clinically excellent, genuinely well informed and useful ideas for working with family relationships in all their permutations, this is undoubtedly it" - Professor Colin Feltham, Sheffield Hallam University "This is easy to read and has a clear layout. Counselling MSc students may find it an interesting introduction to the topic" - Times Higher Education Magazine, May 2009 This book is a practical skills-based introduction to relationship counselling. It covers couple counselling for parents, whole-family counselling and counselling for children and young people with regard to their relationships with siblings, peers and parents. The text also includes: o an introduction to relationship counselling theory and concepts o discussion of the importance of relying on a clearly defined theory of change o ways to address parenting issues o an exploration of confidentiality, disclosing inappropriate behaviour and personal safety. Kathryn Geldard and David Geldard present an integrative model of relationship counselling which combines skills and strategies from a number of approaches. Their practical guide integrates individual and subgroup counselling with whole-family counselling, providing much-needed material on methods and approaches for communicating with children and young people. The book will be invaluable to new relationship counsellors learning the skills required in order to bring about change, and will be a useful reference book for experienced counsellors.

Child Focused Practice

Author : Jim Wilson
ISBN : 1855752042
Genre : Psychology
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The author, with over twenty years of experience of working with children, writes refreshingly about the practical aspects of his work. He takes traditional and contemporary theories and explains them in the context of how he works with children.

Family Therapy In Focus

Author : Mark Rivett
ISBN : 0761962360
Genre : Psychology
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Drawing on many years' experience in practice, teaching and research, Mark Rivett and Eddy Street present philosophical, sociological and empirical views of family therapy. Balancing the perceived benefits against the potential limitations, they pose questions, which challenge those within the profession to think hard about their role. } does family therapy work? } can those most in need really be helped? } is family therapy a means of social control? } who does professionalization help? While most texts offer a straightforward and uncritical perspective, in contrast Family Therapy in Focus aims to stimulate debate among practitioners and to help trainees adopt a more reflective and critical attitude towards their own professional development and the development of their profession.

Family Therapy

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ISBN : IND:30000113922961
Genre : Family psychotherapy
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Brief Therapeutic Consultations

Author : Eddy Street
ISBN : 0471963437
Genre : Psychology
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How do clients perceive the counselling process? What do they require from it? Counsellors and therapists are increasingly aware of the need to bring the client s viewpoint into the therapeutic relationship. Both the effectiveness of the process, and the need to meet the client s needs in a service context, have demanded more awareness of the client s perceptions and needs. This book provides a practical framework which describes how to construct a client counsellor relationship which is brief, collaborative and consultative in purpose but therapeutic in form. Counsellors, social workers, nurses, psychologists, psychiatrists and all professionals engaged in counselling activities, whether in a workplace or mental health care context, will welcome this essential and practical guide to more effective therapeutic consultations. Readers will also appreciate the concise overview of the theoretical basis of this approach. This book appears in the Wiley Series in Brief Therapy and Counselling Series Editor: Windy Dryden Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK

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