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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. 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 21st 2011 by Routledge

  2. 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 13th 2011 by Routledge

  3. 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 12th 2011 by Routledge

  4. 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 14th 2010 by Routledge

  5. 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 6th 2010 by Routledge

  6. 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 17th 2010 by Routledge

  7. 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 23rd 2008 by Routledge

  8. 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 14th 2007 by Routledge

  9. The Role of Religion in Marriage and Family Counseling

    Edited by Jill Duba Onedera

    Series: Family Therapy and Counseling

    Religion can play a vital role in the way people relate to each other, particularly with interpersonal dynamics within a family. The role of a couple or family’s religion(s) in the counseling room is no less important. This book provides practitioners with an overview of the principles of the major...

    Published July 18th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Infidelity

    A Practitioner’s Guide to Working with Couples in Crisis

    Edited by Paul R. Peluso

    Series: Family Therapy and Counseling

    When one partner in a relationship is unfaithful to the other, it takes a lot of work by both parties involved to salvage the relationship. In today’s therapy-friendly climate, marriage/couples counseling is often a part of that rebuilding process. Many couples seek out professional therapy after...

    Published June 14th 2007 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Multicultural Family Art Therapy
    Edited by Christine Kerr
    To Be Published January 12th 2015
  2. Understanding and Treating Contemporary Families
    Edited by Scott W. Browning, Kay Pasley
    To Be Published June 29th 2015

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