Family Therapy: An Overview

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This new edition of Irene and Herbert Goldenberg's best-selling book takes readers on an examination of the history, development, training, research, and interventions of the rich field of family therapy, including a basic introduction to family systems theory and the family life cycle framework. On each page, Goldenberg and Goldenberg convey enthusiasm for the theories and practices in the field. Theory is brought to life through transcripts of actual therapy sessions, while discussions of cultural diversity examine its implications for family diagnosis, treatment, research, and training. This Fifth Edition provides expanded coverage of cognitive-behavioral family therapy and transgenerational family therapy. Plus, three new chapters make FAMILY THERAPY: AN OVERVIEW the most current book you'll find in the field.

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The strengths are many in the text-- readability, understandability, rich with detailed information... It helps to connect the theory with a real person as well as allow for a historical perspective on when this type of thinking about families occurred.

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Using case studies with transcripts of actual sessions, Irene Goldenberg (UCLA) and Herbert Goldenberg (California State U., Los Angeles) cover family therapy's history, development, training research and intervention techniques. Chapters cover gender, culture, and ethnicity; alternative family str

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