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New and Published Books

  1. Forgiveness and Reconciliation

    Theory and Application

    By Everett L. Worthington, Jr.

    To be unforgiving is harmful. The inability to come to terms with one’s anger or strife often can lead to stress disorders, mental health disorders, and relationship problems. Forgiveness is a personal decision. Forgiveness and Reconciliation focuses on individual experiences with forgiveness,...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. An Emotionally Focused Workbook for Couples

    The Two of Us

    By Veronica Kallos-Lilly, Jennifer Fitzgerald

    This workbook is intended for use with couples who want to enhance their emotional connection or overcome their relationship distress. It is recommended for use with couples pursuing Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT). It closely follows the course of treatment and is designed so that clinicians can...

    Published August 13th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Families Coping with Mental Illness

    Stories from the US and Japan

    By Yuko Kawanishi

    When someone develops a mental illness, the impact on the family is often profound. The most common treatment processes, however, focus on the patient while the loved ones are relegated to subordinate roles and sometimes even viewed as barriers to effective recovery. Families Coping with Mental...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Community and In-Home Behavioral Health Treatment

    By Lynne Rice Westbrook

    Learn how you can cut down on rapport-building time, make your services accessible to more people, and put your consumers at ease during treatment by offering in-home and natural community-based behavioral health services. This book examines the impact that the environment can have on the comfort...

    Published June 1st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Patterns in Interpersonal Interactions

    Inviting Relational Understandings for Therapeutic Change

    Edited by Karl Tomm, Sally St. George, Dan Wulff, Tom Strong

    Series: Family Therapy and Counseling

    In this book we present a comprehensive view of a systemic approach to working with families, initiated by Karl Tomm more than two decades ago at the Calgary Family Therapy Centre in Canada. The contributors of this edited book articulate the IPscope framework as it was originally designed and...

    Published May 26th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Global Perspectives in Family Therapy

    Development, Practice, Trends

    Edited by Kit S. Ng

    Series: Family Therapy and Counseling

    Global Perspectives in Family Therapy: Development, Practice, Trends provides an overview of the development of the family and the issues and concerns they are faced with in different cultural contexts. Contributions from experts in the field expand on the different aspects on the historical...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 6th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Handbook of Stress, Trauma, and the Family

    Edited by Don. R. Catherall

    Series: Psychosocial Stress Series

    The Handbook of Stress, Trauma, and the Family is broken down into three sections, compiling research, theory and practice. The first section focuses on how traumatic stress affects intimate others, what familial characteristics affect individual susceptibility to trauma, as well as evaluation of...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Bereavement Care for Families

    Edited by David W. Kissane, Francine Parnes

    Series: Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

    Grief is a family affair. When a loved one dies, the distress reverberates throughout the immediate and extended family. Family therapy has long attended to issues of loss and grief, yet not as the dominant therapeutic paradigm. Bereavement Care for Families changes that: it is a practical resource...

    Published January 15th 2014 by Routledge