Incorporating the latest research and clinical work in family dynamics, this book examines multiple angles of integrating sibling issues, which underlie issues at the core of many clinical difficulties presented by adult clients, in therapy to improve adulthood emotional and psychological well-being.
Avidan Milevsky is Associate Professor of Psychology at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, USA, and a psychotherapist at Wellspring Counseling in Towson, MD, USA. He is a former visiting professor at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. His clinical research on families has produced over 100 conference papers, more than 20 journal articles, and four books including Sibling Relationships in Childhood and Adolescence: Predictors and Outcomes and Understanding Adolescents for the Helping Professional.
PART I: THE FOUNDATION: THE ROLE OF SIBLINGS IN DEVELOPMENTAL AND CLINICAL LITERATURE 1. The Significance of Siblings 2. Siblings in Developmental and Clinical Research PART II: SIBLINGS AT HOME: HELPING FAMILIES PARENT SIBLINGS 3. Indirect Ways Parents Impact Sibling Bonds 4. Direct Ways Parents Impact Sibling Bonds 5. Siblings Issues in Diverse Families 6. Siblings of Children with Disabilities PART III: Siblings in Session: Siblings in Therapy with Children, Adolescents and Adults 7. Siblings in Child and Adolescent Individual Therapy 8. Siblings in Child and Adolescent Family Therapy 9. Cognitive-Behaviour Interventions for Adult Sibling Issues 10. Brief Psychodynamic Interventions for Adult Sibling Issues