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By Joseph L. Wetchler, Lorna L. Hecker

Study the basics of kinfolk treatment and treatment!

An advent to Marriage and kinfolk remedy offers perception and research from 20 of the main specialists within the theoretical and perform components of kinfolk treatment, delivering a special mixture of ways and types. Chapters draw on every one author's specialty in exploring the historical past of kin remedy and the appliance of platforms thought to households. excellent as a complete source for entry-level scholars, the publication additionally offers undergraduates a glimpse of graduate education and offers important find out how to follow to graduate tuition and what to anticipate whereas buying graduate education.

An creation to Marriage and relatives treatment is split into elements: a theoretical part, the place regularly occurring theories are offered with functional case examples, and a bit dedicated to particular matters and subject matters, resembling treatment, conversation education, marital enrichment and premarital counseling. The publication additionally covers substance abuse, divorce, gender and tradition, relations violence, sexual dysfunctions and intercourse treatment remedy, and the interface of ethics and the felony system.

An creation to Marriage and kinfolk remedy additionally discusses:

  • the heritage of kin treatment
  • structures idea and cybernetics
  • structural and strategic family members treatment
  • cognitive-behavioral, experiential, and transgenerational treatments
  • collaborative language-based types
  • present learn findings
  • and lots more and plenty more!

With its special and accomplished method, An creation to Marriage and kinfolk remedy serves as a theoretical advent to the sector of marriage and remedy and similar psychological healthiness disciplines the place kin therapy is emphasised. The ebook is vital for educators in marriage and relatives counseling periods and is a useful source for therapists, counselors, social paintings pros, pastoral educators, and relatives psychologists.

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Utah State University’s Marriage and Family Therapy Program (see Chapter 9) is an accredited master’s program in USU’s Department of Family and Human Development. Located in the middle of the Bear River Range of the Rocky Mountains in beautiful Cache Valley, northern Utah, the program specializes in training excellent master’s level clinicians. The faculty mem­ bers provide a strong depth and breadth of education and training, focusing on helping students develop their own styles and models of therapy.

9) 8 AN INTRODUCTION TO MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPY In 1930, the first two marriage counseling centers opened in the United States (Broderick and Schrader, 1991). Paul Popenoe, a biologist specializ­ ing in human heredity, founded the American Institute of Family Relations in Los Angeles, California. He claims to be the first to coin the term mar­ riage counseling, which he translated from the German Eheberatunsstellen, the term used for marital consultation centers in Germany (Popenoe, 1975). That same year, physicians Abraham and Hannah Stone, finding themselves often providing marital counseling in their practice, officially opened their center in the New York Labor Temple.

9) 8 AN INTRODUCTION TO MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPY In 1930, the first two marriage counseling centers opened in the United States (Broderick and Schrader, 1991). Paul Popenoe, a biologist specializ­ ing in human heredity, founded the American Institute of Family Relations in Los Angeles, California. He claims to be the first to coin the term mar­ riage counseling, which he translated from the German Eheberatunsstellen, the term used for marital consultation centers in Germany (Popenoe, 1975). That same year, physicians Abraham and Hannah Stone, finding themselves often providing marital counseling in their practice, officially opened their center in the New York Labor Temple.

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