Handbook of Family Therapy
The Science and Practice of Working with Families and Couples, 2nd Edition
Edited by Thomas Sexton, Jay Lebow
Routledge – 2015 – 560 pages
The second edition of Handbook of Family Therapy provides an overview of past family functioning and relational processes while providing a blueprint for formulating the future of the field. It is a compendium of information on family and couple therapy that honors the past, describes the present, and crafts the future. A central organizing theoretical frame ensures the integration of clinical wisdom, practical and meaningful research, and theoretical integration. A concluding chapter revisits the ideas presented by the contributing authors and ties the book together.
1. The Evolution of Couple and Family Therapy Jay Lebow and Tom Sexton Part 1: Foundational Frameworks in Family and Couple Therapy 2. The Evolution of Systems Theory Alan Carr 3. Normal Family Development and Resiliency across the Life Cycle Froma Walsh 4. The Neurobiology of Relationships Mona Fishbane 5. The Diversity of Families Celia Falicov Part 2: Foundational Theoretical Principles and Core Clinical Models 6. Cognitive Behavioral Models Norm Epstein 7. Structural Models Jorge Colapinto 8. Psychodynamic Models David Scharff 9. Multigenerational Models Elizabeth Skowron 10. Narrative and Solution Oriented Models Harlene Anderson 11. Integrative Models Jay Lebow Part 3: Evidence-Based Clinical Treatment Models 12. Multidimensional Family Therapy Howard Liddle 13. Functional Family Therapy Tom Sexton 14. Multisystemic Therapy Sonja Schoenwald and Scott Henggeler 15. Brief Strategic Family Therapy Jose Szapocznik 16. Family Psychoeducation-based Approaches for Severe Mental Illness William McFarlane 17. Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy Sue Johnson 18. Integrative Behavioral Couples Therapy Andy Christensen 19. Cognitive Behavior Couple Therapy Frank Datillio 20. Eating Disorders Ivan Eisler Part 4: Research Foundations 21. Current Status of Research on Couples Erika Lawrence 22. Current Status of the Research on Families Corinne Datchi and Tom Sexton 23. Research-based Change Mechanisms: Advances in Process Research Micki Frielander Part 5: Emerging Domains 24. Couple and Family Therapy in Medical Settings Susan McDaniel and Nancy Ruddy 25. Divorcing and Remarriage Families Robert Emery 26. Using Technology and Measurement Feedback: the STICK William Pinsof 27. Advances in Models of Training and Supervision Doug Breunlin 28. Integrative Problem Centered Metaframeworks William Pinsof
Thomas L. Sexton, Ph.D. is a professor in the Counseling Psychology Program at Indiana University and Director of the Center for Adolescent and Family Studies, a major research center for the study of youth and family issues. Dr. Sexton is past-president of Division 43 (Family Psychology) of the American Psychological Association, and a Diplomat in Family Psychology.
Jay Lebow, PhD, is a prfoessor at The Family Institute at Northwestern University.