Case studies in couple and family therapy : systemic and cognitive perspectives
Part of the The Guilford Family Therapy series
This volume features case presentations by many of the most distinguished practitioners of couple and family therapy, bringing to life the full spectrum of contemporary approaches in the field.
Selected to illuminate the process and goals of each approach and to allow readers to listen in on highly skilled therapists at work, these exemplary cases serve together as a uniquely practical clinical resource for therapists and students.
Exploring the role that cognitive-behavioral strategies may play within contemporary systems approaches, editor Frank M.
Dattilio annotates the cases throughout with concise recommendations on how cognitive principles might usefully be called upon at specific points.
Candid responses from contributors consider the benefits of Dattilio's suggestions and further elucidate each practitioner's own decision-making process.
This volume will be of use to practitioners and students of couple and family therapy from a range of orientations.