Family Therapy: An Overview 9th Edition by Irene Goldenberg, ISBN-13: 978-1305092969
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Publisher: Cengage Learning; 9 edition (March 3, 2016)
This current, engaging, and practice-oriented text is your complete resource for mastering the many facets of family therapy. In this ninth edition, the authors examine and explain key viewpoints, perspectives, values, intervention techniques, and goals of family therapy — featuring practice-oriented content to help you become an empathic and effective family therapist. Color-coded boxes highlight key aspects of family therapy, such as family diversity, evidence-based practice research, “Thinking Like a Clinician” exercises, case studies, clinical notes, and therapeutic encounters. Examples illustrate family therapists from many professions, including social work, MFT, psychology, and counseling. You’ll also find up-to-date material representing the latest thinking on central issues and topics, including increased attention to LGBTQ families and alternative forms of family life and to gender, culture, and ethnic considerations.
About the Author
Irene Goldenberg is Professor Emeritus of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute. She served as Associate Chairperson of that department and as Director of Psychological Services for many years, and continues to teach marriage and family therapy courses to psychologists, psychiatrists, and social workers there. She currently supervises doctoral students and directs the family therapy program at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. Together with Herbert Goldenberg, Dr. Goldenberg was awarded the 2007 American Family Therapy Academy lifetime achievement award for family therapy. She also holds membership in the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, the American Family Therapy Academy, and the Family Therapy division of the American Psychological Association. She has been elected fellow in that APA division. She is co-author of another book published by Brooks/Cole, COUNSELING TODAY’S FAMILIES, Fourth Edition.
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