Systemic Family Therapy: From Theory to Practice

Systemic Family Therapy: From Theory to Practice

By: Jon L. Winek (author)Hardback

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This text looks at theoretical issues in the context of their clinical applications. The gap between theoretical and applied understanding in Marriage and Family Therapy is bridged by several features unique to this text. The text is enriched with graphic representations of key theoretical constructs as well as several tables. The book utilizes clinical examples throughout the chapters to help illustrate how theoretical constructs work in practice.

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About Author

Jon L. Winek, PhD, LMFT, LPC, currently directs the Marriage and Family Therapy program at Appalachian State University, where he has been teaching since 1993. He has been involved with the theoretical development of the treatment program at Family Solutions, and continues to provide ongoing clinical supervision to the staff. He is the author of the DVD series, Systemic Family Therapy: From Theory to Practice, as well numerous book chapters and journal articles.

Contents

Acknowledgements Dedication PART I: HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT Ch 1. The Shift From Linear to Systemic Epistemology Introduction Epistemological Assumptions Methodology Pre-Systemic World-View Shift to a Systems Paradigm Key Terms Relationship Styles Summary Learning Exercises Discussion Questions Ch 2. The Shift From First Order to Second Order Epistemology Introduction The Structural Functional View A New View of Reality Postmodernism Psychosociobiological View Medical Family Therapy Spirituality Empirical Validation Integration Summary Learning Exercises Discussion Questions Ch 3. Critical Challenges, Ethnicity, Gender, Violence and Sexual Orientation and Families Introduction A Critique of Ethnocentricity in Marriage and Family Therapy A Critique of Gender in Mariage and Family Therapy Anti-Violence and Abuse in Relationships Stance Gay and Lesbian Families Summary Discussion Questions PART II: FIRST GENERATION MODELS OF MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPY Ch 4. Behavioral Family Therapy Thinking About This Approach Innovations in Practice Metaphors Questioning Structuring Responding Applications Acting as a Behavioral Family Therapist Case Example: The Case of Billy's Temper Tantrums Evaluating Learning Exercises Discussion Questions Ch 5. Bowenian Family Therapy Thinking About This Approach Innovations in Practice Questioning Structuring Responding Applications Acting as a Bowenian Family Therapist Case Example: The Case of George's Anxiety Evaluating Learning Exercises Discussion Questions Ch 6. Symbolic Experiential Family Therapy Thinking About This Approach Innovations in Practice Questioning Structuring Responding Applications Acting as a Symbolic Experiential Family Therapist Case Example: The Case of Oppositional Defiant Bill Evaluating Learning Exercises Discussion Questions PART III: SYSTEMIC MODELS OF MARIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPY Ch 7. Mental Research Institute Family Therapy Thinking About This Approach Innovations in Practice Questioning Structuring Responding Applications Acting as a Mental Research Institute Family Therapist Case Example: The Case of Mr. Taylor's Poor Self-Esteem Evaluating Learning Exercises Discussion Questions References Ch 8. Structural Family Therapy Thinking About This Approach Innovations in Practice Questioning Structuring Responding Applications Acting as a Structural Family Therapist Case Example: The Case of Pablo's Truancy Evaluationg Learning Exercises Discussion Questions Ch 9. Strategic Family Therapy Thinking About This Approach Innovation in Practice Questioning Structuring Responding Applications Acting as a Strategic Family Therapist Case Example: The Case of Roger's Dress Evaluating Learning Exercises Discussion Questions PART IV: POSTMODERN MODELS OF MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPY Ch 10. Solution Focused Brief Family Therapy Thinking About This Approach Innovations in Practice Questioning Structuring Responding Applications Acting as a Solution Focused Brief Family Therapist Case Example: The Case of Josh's Soiled Pants Evaluating Learning Exercises Discussion Questions Ch 11. Constructivist Family Therapy Thinking About This Approach Innovations in Practice Questioning Structuring Responding Applications Acting as a Constructivist Family Therapist Case Example: The Case of Alecia's Rebellion Against Anorexia Evaluating Learning Exercises Discussion Questions Ch 12. Narrative Family Therapy Thinking About This Approach

Product Details

  • publication date: 27/09/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781412936965
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 368
  • ID: 9781412936965
  • weight: 794
  • ISBN10: 1412936969

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