An Integrative Guide to Love, Sex and Relationships
We live in a time of great uncertainty about relationships. We search for "The One," but find ourselves staying single because nobody measures up. The reality of our relationships is not what we expected, and it becomes hard to balance it with all the other things that we want out of life. At...
Published August 1st 2012 by Routledge
Couples and Their Couple Friendships
Friendships are undeniably important to an individual’s health, longevity and wellbeing, but they can be equally important for the health and happiness of a couple. Just as a friend can provide a mirror to the self, another couple can provide a reflecting team that supports or impedes a...
Published January 9th 2012 by Routledge
Helping Couples Cultivate Joyful Marriages Through the Power of Play
In the 21st century, we tend to expect more than ever from our relationships without knowing how to sustain them. Often a married couple juggling the many demands of life, work and children take their bond for granted. They fail to cultivate and nurture the positive interactions they share,...
Published July 24th 2011 by Routledge
Your Guide to Healthy Couple Sexuality, 5th Edition
In the newest edition of this classic text, veteran authors Barry and Emily McCarthy explain how desire, pleasure, and satisfaction can enrich your relationship. As the premier book on the subject, Sexual Awareness focuses on factors that promote and subvert healthy couple sexuality. Reading this...
Published March 18th 2012 by Routledge
Your Guide to Lifelong Intimacy
Winner of the 2011 AASECT Book Award! Co-authors of Men’s Sexual Health, Michael Metz and Barry McCarthy have come together to inspire and motivate readers in their newest book, Enduring Desire. Real-life examples and clear, helpful individual and couple exercises allow readers to reach for...
Published October 11th 2010 by Routledge
Sharing Desire, Pleasure, and Satisfaction
Winner of the 2009 Smart Marriages® Impact Award Think all sex should be earth shattering? The quality of most couple sex doesn’t measure up to the much distorted image of the perfect romantic love/passionate sex encounter portrayed in popular culture. In Discovering Your Couple Sexual Style:...
Published January 8th 2009 by Routledge
How to Create a Loving and Lasting Marriage
Although divorce is common, it often holds negative associations. Husband and wife team Barry and Emily McCarthy view divorce and remarriage with optimism, showing it to be a courageous choice that should not be viewed as personal failure but rather as a positive step towards a better life. In...
Published November 7th 2005 by Routledge
Creating a Healthy Marriage
A healthy marriage is the result of much more than a stroke of good fortune, the accidental meeting of two "soul mates," or a conscious commitment to stay together no matter what. Studies have found that romantic, passionate love is often just a memory by the wedding, or within the first year of...
Published April 13th 2004 by Routledge
A comprehensive guide for people who struggle with sex addiction and those who want to help them
Sex addiction is on the increase - in the media as well as in the therapy room. But while more and more people seek help for their compulsive sexual behaviours, there is still confusion and debate about whether the condition even exists. Understanding and Treating Sex Addiction explains why...
Published November 6th 2012 by Routledge
Psychotherapy with Diverse Clients
Using rich case material and research presented by distinguished authorities in the fields of sex, couple, family, and psychotherapy, this edited book contributes to our efforts to help individuals and couples increase their sexual satisfaction. The authors explore social and cultural backgrounds,...
Published August 23rd 2012 by Routledge
Innovations and Alternatives, 2nd Edition
New Directions in Sex Therapy: Innovations and Alternatives focuses on cutting-edge, therapy paradigms as alternatives to conventional clinical strategies. With each passing year, the treatment of sexual problems seems to emphasize more medical and pharmacological interventions. There is...
Published March 6th 2012 by Routledge
The Foundation for Lasting Relationships
Self Within Marriage combines the theoretical orientations of object-relations theory, self psychology, and systems theory as a way of understanding and working with couples and individuals whose relationship and emotional difficulties have centered on the common conundrum of balancing...
Published June 1st 2011 by Routledge
Pathways to Solutions with Couples and Families
For the first time in one volume self-harm, substance abuse, eating-disordered behavior, gambling, and Internet and cyber sex abuse—five crippling, self-destructive behaviors—are given a common conceptual framework to help with therapeutic intervention. Matthew Selekman and Mark Beyebach, two...
Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge
This book will help practitioners overcome one of the leading challenges in couples therapy: working effectively with the male partner. Men have unique needs and psychological issues that many clinicians may not recognize or know how to address. This volume presents chapters by the leading...
Published July 24th 2011 by Routledge
The Emotionally Focused Therapist Training Set offers two valuable products, Becoming an Emotionally Focused Couple Therapist: The Workbook and The Casebook at a discount of 10%. Written primarily by Sue Johnson, the originator of Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), her Workbook is an accessible...
Published March 23rd 2011 by Routledge
New Directions in Treating Couples
There is currently no single resource that compiles the various applications to the many clinical populations being served by Emotionally Focused Therapy today. The Emotionally Focused Casebook fills that void as a substantive reference for clinicians, students, professors, and supervisors...
Published March 15th 2011 by Routledge
An invaluable tool for clinicians and students, Becoming an Emotionally Focused Therapist: The Workbook takes the reader on an adventure – the quest to become a competent, confident, and passionate couple and family therapist. In an accessible resource for training and supervision, seven expert...
Published September 6th 2005 by Routledge
Creating Connection, 2nd Edition
Since its original publication in 1996, this volume has been a helpful guide to therapists in the practice of emotionally focused therapy. This second edition addresses the many changes in the field of couples therapy, including updated research results linked to clinical intervention and new...
Published August 29th 2004 by Routledge
The editors and contributors of this comprehensive text provide a unique and important contribution to LGBT clinical literature. Spanning 30 chapters, they discuss the diverse and complex issues involved in LGBT couple and family therapy. In almost 15 years, this book provides the first in-depth...
Published April 4th 2012 by Routledge
A Clinician’s Guide to the Transition From Adolescence to Autonomy
Family-Centered Treatment With Struggling Young Adults is an indispensible guidebook to the unique set of problems and opportunities that families face when young adults are experiencing difficulty pulling anchor and setting sail. Renowned clinician Brad Sachs, PhD, provides both a conceptual...
Published November 4th 2012 by Routledge
Twins in Therapy
Alone in the Mirror: Twins in Therapy chronicles the triumphs and struggles of twins as they separate from one another and find their individuality in a world of non twins. The text is grounded in issues of attachment and intimacy, and is highlighted by Dr. Barbara Klein’s scholarly research,...
Published February 23rd 2012 by Routledge
Contrasting Contemporary Models
This unique text uses one common case to demonstrate the applications of a wide range of family therapy models. Readers will find it useful when studying for the national family therapy licensing exam, which requires that exam takers be able to apply these models to case vignettes. The authors, all...
Published August 7th 2012 by Routledge
Series: Textbooks in Family Studies
This text introduces readers to military families, their resilience, and the challenges of military life. Personal stories from active duty, National Guard, reservists, veterans, and their families, from all branches and ranks of the military, and those who work with military personnel, bring their...
Published April 1st 2012 by Routledge
A Comprehensive, Research-Based Guide for Therapists
The comprehensive theory- and research-based guidelines provided in this text help answer the personal and professional questions therapists have as they provide competent clinical treatment to clients who have experienced family violence. It presents academic, scholarly, and statistical terms in...
Published September 17th 2012 by Routledge
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