The Evaluation and Treatment of Marital Conflict
A Four-stage Approach
Normal Price: $79.99
Your Price: $71.99 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $8.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.60 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days
Evaluation and Treatment of Marital Conflict by Philip J. Guerin, Jr.
Book DescriptionCouples seek therapy for a variety of reasons, from short-lived adjustment difficulties to deeply entrenched conflict. Yet marital therapy has lacked a conceptual framework for matching treatment to a couple's particular problem. This outstanding new book, by a team of researcher-clinicians from the Center for Family Learning, is the first to address this deficiency.The authors systematically assess the duration and intensity of a couple's present conflict, as well as how the spouses function alone and in their extended families. They have found that troubled couples tend to fall into one of four categories, each best suited to a particular treatment program. The mild conflicts of stage one, for example, respond well to a six-week educational program; whereas the extreme anger and alienation of stage three is best handled without direct confrontation.The authors describe their evaluation and treatment procedures--including assessing multigenerational systems, dealing with triangles, and reducing emotional arousal--and illustrate their explanations with lengthy case illustrations and session-by-session transcripts. Because it offers a carefully articulated, clinically tested method of treating a broad range of marital problems, this valuable book makes a unique and much-needed contribution to the field.
Buy Evaluation and Treatment of Marital Conflict book by Philip J. Guerin, Jr. from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780465021123
(235mm x 156mm x 29mm)
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 8-May-1987
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Philip J. Guerin, Jr.
Working with Relationship Triangles, Paperback (May 2010)» View all books by Philip J. Guerin, Jr.
A guide to working with many different kinds of relationship triangles in therapy with families, couples, and individuals.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Evaluation and Treatment of Marital Conflict book by Philip J. Guerin, Jr. and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Philip J. Guerin, Jr.
Philip J. Guerin, Jr. is Director of the Center for Family Learning and the editor of Family Therapy: Theory and Practice (1976). Leo F. Fay is Associate Professor of Sociology at Fairfield University and a family therapist at the Center for Family Learning. Susan L. Burden is Director of the Marital Project at the Center for Family Learning. Judith Gilbert Kautto is Director of Postgraduate Education at the Center for Family Learning.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.