Pre-Marital Counseling: A Guide for Clinicians

Pre-Marital Counseling: A Guide for Clinicians

By: Angela Skurtu (author)Paperback

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A guide for therapists and counselors, Pre-Marital Counseling addresses the common problems couples face when starting or considering marriage. This step-by-step guide teaches specific intervention strategies for common pre-marital problems, such as financial stress, blending families, and mental health issues. It also teaches readers helpful skills such as developing empathy, learning to compromise, and communicating successfully, all within a potentially diverse client population. Skurtu further helps clinicians personalize their assessment and treatment plans for each couple so that they have realistic expectations. Written by a certified sex therapist, there is also a unique chapter on helpful sex education tips for maintaining desire in long-term relationships.

About Author

Angela Skurtu, MEd, LMFT, is a certified sex therapist and licensed marriage and family therapist in Ballwin, Missouri.

Contents

Preface Acknowledgements Introduction 1. Session One: Assessment and Treatment Planning 2. Session Two: Choosing to Love 3. Session Three: Being Empathetic 4. Session Four: Fighting Respectfully 5. Session Five: Asking for Needs and Wants Effectively 6. Session Six: Keeping the Spark Alive 7. Session Seven: Individualized Care 8. Session Eight: Termination and Recommendations Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781138828773
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 126
  • ID: 9781138828773
  • weight: 226
  • ISBN10: 1138828777

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