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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 73 new and published books in the subject of Marriage & Couples Therapy — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Common Complaints in Couple Therapy

    New Approaches to Treating Marital Conflict

    By Joan Lachkar

    Marriage and couple therapists see clients with broken relationships and bonds all the time; those who were once madly in love can grow indifferent, people change, and couples go into sessions feeling depressed, traumatized, and sometimes abused by their partners. Joan Lachkar examines the...

    Published May 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Toxic Couples: The Psychology of Domestic Violence

    By Anna Motz

    Domestic violence is a major public health concern, affecting millions worldwide. It is underreported, often devastating and sometimes ends in murder. In Toxic Couples: The Psychology of Domestic Violence, Anna Motz integrates psychological and criminological data with clinical illustrations and...

    Published April 7th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Winnicott and ‘Good Enough’ Couple Therapy

    Reflections of a couple therapist

    By Claire Rabin

    Claire Rabin innovatively applies the Winnicottian theory of the ‘good enough mother’ to couple therapy, redirecting attention to the therapeutic relationship and the therapist’s self-awareness regardless of the methods used. Using this lens, even the therapist’s mistakes become an opportunity for...

    Published April 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. A Relational Psychoanalytic Approach to Couples Psychotherapy

    By Philip A. Ringstrom

    Series: Relational Perspectives Book Series

    A Relational Psychoanalytic Approach to Couples Psychotherapy presents an original model of couples treatment integrating ideas from a host of authors in relational psychoanalysis. It also includes other psychoanalytic traditions as well as ideas from other social sciences. This book addresses a...

    Published March 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Positive Couple Therapy

    Using We-Stories to Enhance Resilience

    By Jefferson A. Singer, Karen Skerrett

    Positive Couple Therapy: Using We-Stories to Enhance Resilience is a significant step forward in the couple literature. Utilizing a strengths-based approach, it teaches therapists and couples a unique method for uncovering positive potential within a relationship. The authors demonstrate how “We...

    Published March 7th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Choosing Nonviolence

    A Homework Manual for Women's Groups

    By Kevin A. Fall, Shareen Howard, Steven M. Vestal

    As mental-health professionals see increasing numbers of women arrested for domestic violence, the need for effective resources also increases. Choosing Nonviolence fills this void, providing an interactive and comprehensive treatment tool. If you are a group leader, Choosing Nonviolence will...

    Published February 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Couples in Treatment

    Techniques and Approaches for Effective Practice, 3rd Edition

    By Gerald R. Weeks, Stephen T. Fife

    This third edition of Couples in Treatment helps readers conceptualize and treat couples from multiple perspectives and with a multitude of techniques. The authors do not advocate any single approach to couple therapy and instead present basic principles and techniques with wide-ranging...

    Published January 16th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Tokens of Affection

    Reclaiming Your Marriage After Postpartum Depression

    By Karen Kleiman, Amy Wenzel

    Postpartum depression is hard on a marriage. In their private practices, authors Karen Kleiman and Amy Wenzel often find themselves face-to-face with marriages that are suffocating, as if the depression has sucked the life out of a relationship that was only prepared for the anticipated joy of...

    Published January 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Barriers to Loving

    A Clinician's Perspective

    By Stephen B. Levine

    Barriers to Loving is an intriguing exploration of the role of sexual love over the course of life. Beginning with the mental health professions’ avoidance of the topic, Levine proposes a compendium of love’s pathologies by reorganizing what is familiar to clinicians into the barriers that limit...

    Published October 16th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Stories We Tell Ourselves

    Mentalizing Tales of Dating and Marriage

    By J. Mark Thompson, Richard Tuch

    The Stories We Tell Ourselves: Mentalizing Tales of Dating and Marriage is about the dynamics of intimate interpersonal relationships (dating and marriage) - how and why human pairings occur, what helps them function optimally and how therapists can intervene when they don't. J. Mark Thompson and...

    Published September 13th 2013 by Routledge