Clinical Handbook of Couple Therapy (5th Edition)

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Considered as the authoritative reference and textual content, this guide offers the simplest, generally studied methods to couple treatment. the prestigious coeditors collect different top specialists, so much of whom built the methods they describe. Adhering heavily to a uniform constitution to facilitate examine and comparability, chapters disguise the historical past, theoretical and empirical underpinnings, and strategies of every version.

The quantity additionally describes state of the art purposes for specific dating contexts (such as combined households, LGBT undefined, and separated undefined) and medical difficulties (such as associate aggression, mental problems, and scientific issues).

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• Chapters on interpersonal neurobiology and intercultural relationships.
• Chapters on couple treatment for PTSD, useful analytic couple treatment, and the integrative problem-centered metaframeworks approach.
• Many new authors.*Extensively revised with the newest concept and research.

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Therapists typically are interested in understanding what previous steps clients have taken to resolve or improve their difficulties, and what adaptive resources a couple has for doing so. They also pay attention to the cultural context in which clinically relevant concerns arise. Such contextualizing factors can play an important role in how a therapist collaboratively defines the problem at hand, selects a strategy for addressing the problem, and adapts the therapy as needed to the cultural specifics of the couple (Bernal & Domenech Rodriguez, 2012).

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