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Family Therapy and Counseling

Series Editor: Jon Carlson

The Family Therapy and Counseling Series is devoted to providing practitioners and students with current information on specific topics relevant to marriage and family therapy, counseling, couples therapy, and child and adolescent therapy.

Forthcoming volumes in the series will explore immigrant families, aging, couples therapy, and parenting.

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  1. Contemporary Issues in Couples Counseling

    A Choice Theory and Reality Therapy Approach

    Edited by Patricia A. Robey, Robert E. Wubbolding, Jon Carlson

    Series: Family Therapy and Counseling

    Contemporary Issues in Couples Counseling explores the most difficult issues that people in the helping professions face when treating couples and provides concrete solutions for addressing them effectively. Using the revolutionary choice theory and reality therapy approaches to couples counseling,...

    Published February 15th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Handbook of Counseling Military Couples

    Edited by Bret A. Moore

    Series: Family Therapy and Counseling

    The military imposes unique and often severe challenges to couples, which clinicians – particularly the growing numbers of civilian clinicians who see military couples – often struggle to address. These problems are only compounded by misunderstandings and misconceptions about what it means to be...

    Published December 14th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Family Assessment

    Contemporary and Cutting-Edge Strategies, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Len Sperry

    Series: Family Therapy and Counseling

    In an era that demands ever-increasing levels of accountability and documentation, Family Assessment is a vital tool for clinicians. It covers more than one hundred assessment methods – both the most widely used strategies as well as those that are more specialized and issue-specific. Techniques...

    Published November 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  4. Case Studies in Couples Therapy

    Theory-Based Approaches

    Edited by David K. Carson, Montserrat Casado-Kehoe

    Series: Family Therapy and Counseling

    This up-to-date, highly readable, theory-based, and application-oriented book fills a crucial void in literature on couple therapy. Few books in the couple therapy market bridge the gap between theory and practice; texts tend to lean in one direction or the other, either emphasizing theory and...

    Published July 14th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Poisonous Parenting

    Toxic Relationships Between Parents and Their Adult Children

    Edited by Shea M. Dunham, Shannon B. Dermer, Jon Carlson

    Series: Family Therapy and Counseling

    How does the toxicity associated with particular parenting styles affect attachment? How do the contaminated views of themselves that children of poisonous parents have affect their relationships into adulthood? Like physicians, clinicians do not want to amputate, but they sometimes find it...

    Published June 13th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Working With Immigrant Families

    A Practical Guide for Counselors

    Edited by Adam Zagelbaum, Jon Carlson

    Series: Family Therapy and Counseling

    Working With Immigrant Families examines the theoretical and practice-based issues that must be considered by counseling professionals when performing family therapy with immigrant clients. It provides practitioners with insights into why immigrant families come to the United States,...

    Published November 15th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Recovering Intimacy in Love Relationships

    A Clinician's Guide

    Edited by Jon Carlson, Len Sperry

    Series: Family Therapy and Counseling

    The loss of intimacy is one of the most difficult—but also one of the most common—factors in the destruction of any relationship. Recovering Intimacy in Love Relationships lays out practical, evidence-based guidelines on which clinicians can depend as they wade through the intense emotions and...

    Published July 7th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Attachment

    Expanding the Cultural Connections

    Edited by Phyllis Erdman, Kok-Mun Ng

    Series: Family Therapy and Counseling

    Attachment: Expanding the Cultural Connections is an exciting exploration of the latest trends in the theory and application of attachment within cross-cultural settings. The book's insightful analysis, remarkable case studies, and groundbreaking research make it essential reading...

    Published May 18th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Divorced, without Children

    Solution Focused Therapy with Women at Midlife

    By Debra D. Castaldo

    Series: Family Therapy and Counseling

    The topic of women divorced at midlife without children is one that has, to date, been absent from professional and academic literature, though these women make up a considerable and growing portion of our population. This book explores the experience, meaning, and impact of divorce at midlife for...

    Published January 24th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Family Art Therapy

    Foundations of Theory and Practice

    By Christine Kerr, Janice Hoshino, Judy Sutherland, Sharyl Thode Parashak, Linda Lea McCarley

    Series: Family Therapy and Counseling

    Family Art Therapy is designed to help the reader incorporate clinical art therapy intervention techniques into family therapy practice. Expressive modalities are often used in work with families, particularly visual art forms, and there is already considerable evidence and literature that point to...

    Published August 15th 2007 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Contemporary Families: Translating Research Into Practice
    Edited by Scott Browning, Kay Pasley
    To Be Published June 24th 2015

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