Short-Term, Assessment-Based Strategies for Helping Couples Disarm Their Defenses
Series: Family Therapy and Counseling
When a couple enters therapy, both partners have either explicit or implicit understandings of what can—and, more importantly, cannot—be discussed in therapy. Even when empirically tested assessments are used to help pinpoint areas of concern and conflict, couples may choose to identify only those...
Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge
A Clinician's Guide
Most people believe that intimacy is a unitary construct-that is, that it is made up of only one component. Dr. Bagarozzi demonstrates how intimacy is comprised of at least nine separate subcomponents. The degree to which partners can meet the intimacy needs of their mates in all nine areas is...
Published September 20th 2001 by Routledge
Assessment, Evaluation And Treatment
Published May 31st 1996 by Routledge
Therapists can broaden their point of view and expand their options for treating individuals, couples, and families by understanding family myths. Here is a thorough and unique compilation of current studies on the development, evolution, and clinical implications of family myths. An outstanding...
Published April 6th 1989 by Routledge