Now in a Second Edition, The Couples Psychotherapy Progress Notes Planner helps mental health practitioners reduce the amount of time spent on paperwork so more time can be spent with clients. The new edition covers an eclectic array of treatment approaches and corresponds with the behavioral problems and the DSM diagnostic categories found in T he Couples Psychotherapy Treatment Planner. With new and updated information on the role of evidence-based practice in progress notes writing and the special status of progress notes under HIPAA, this guide provides marriage and family therapists with over 1,000 prewritten progress notes and treatment approaches for working with couples.
Arthur E. Jongsma, Jr., PhD, is the Series Editor for the bestselling PracticePlanners(R). Since 1971, he has provided professional mental health services to both inpatient and outpatient clients. He was the founder and director of Psychological Consultants, a group private practice in Grand Rapids, Michigan, for twenty-five years. He is the author or coauthor of over forty books and conducts training workshops for mental health professionals around the world. David J. Berghuis, MA, LLP, is in private practice and has worked in community mental health for more than a decade. He is also coauthor of numerous titles in the PracticePlanners(R) series.
Practice Planners(R) Series Preface. Acknowledgments. Introduction. Alcohol Abuse. Anger. Anxiety. Blame. Blended-Family Problems. Communication. Dependency. Depression Due to Relationship Problems. Depression Independent of Relationship Problems. Disillusionment with Relationship. Eating Disorders. Financial Conflict. Infidelity. Internet Sexual Use. Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Intimate Terrorism. Intimate Partner Violence-Situational (Bi-directional) Couple Violence. Intolerance. Jealousy. Job Stress. Life-Changing Events. Loss of Love/Affection. Midlife Transition Problems. Only One Partner Willing to Attend Therapy. Parenting Conflicts Adolescents. Parenting Conflicts Children. Personality Differences. Psychological Abuse. Recreational Activities Dispute. Religious/Spirituality Differences. Retirement. Separation and Divorce. Sexual Abuse. Sexual Dysfunction. Transition to Parenthood Strains. Work/Home Role Strain.