Assessing Families and Couples From Symptom to System by Salvador Minuchin, Michael P. Nichols, Wai Yung Lee
  

Assessing Families and Couples From Symptom to System

Written by Salvador Minuchin, Michael P. Nichols, Wai Yung Lee
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Assessing Families and Couples From Symptom to System by Salvador Minuchin, Michael P. Nichols, Wai Yung Lee

A step-by-step guide to assessing couples and families, this text offers a clear delineation of the process of family therapy through richly illustrated case material, featuring clients from a diversity of backgrounds Appealing to both experienced and novel therapists, Assessing Families and Couples portrays a clear picture of what occurs in a two-session model in conducting a family therapy assessment. In the absence of a videotape to depict the process of therapy, readers can still visualize the details of the therapeutic journey in a step-by-step manner. Students and instructors, alike, will find this book an invaluable tool for the learning and teaching of family therapy assessment. The text begins with a brief historical review of family therapy today and continues with a detailed explanation of the authors' four-step assessment model. The assessment model is illustrated by a series of thoroughly detailed case studies, featuring African-American, European, Latin-American, Spanish, Irish, and Chinese families.

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Format

Paperback
224 pages

Author

Salvador Minuchin, Michael P. Nichols, Wai Yung Lee
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Publisher

Pearson an imprint of Pearson Education (US)

Publication date

23rd March 2006

ISBN

9780205470129


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