This volume presents 18 different treatment modalities for the same case, demonstrating a rich variety of interventions available for treating relationship problems. Treatment approaches are divided into psychoanalytic, cognitive-behavioral and integrative therapies. It is intended for students who want to prepare for licensure or professional counselors and therapists who want to improve their practice with couples.
Overview of Couples Therapy, L. Bevilacqua and F. M. Dattilio; The Case of Mike and Jan; Part I Systemic Theories; 1. Bowens System Theory, D. V. Papero; 2. Structural Theory, H. Aponte and E. DiCesare; 3. Strategi Therapy, J. Keim; Part II Psychodynamic Theories; 4. Object Relations Theory, J. Scharff and Y. De Varela; 5. Adlerian Therapy, J. Carlson and L. Sperry; 6. Imago Relationship Therapy, W. Luquet; Part III Cognitive-Behavioral Theories; 7. F.M. Dattilio and L. Bevilacqua; Part IV Integrative-Behavioral Couple Therapy, J. Jones, A. Christensen, N. Jacobson; 8. Integrative Marital Theory, W. Nichols; 9. The Intersystem Model, A. Westfall; 10. Conflict Resolution and Conflict-Focused Therapy, S. Heitler; 11. Relationship Enhancement Couples Therapy, B.G. Ginsberg; 12. Narrative Therapy with Couples, J. Freedman and G. Combs; Epilogue.