Clinical Handbook of Couple Therapy, Fourth Edition
Alan S. Gurman
Guilford Press, Jun 24, 2008 - Psychology - 736 pages
This authoritative handbook provides a definitive overview of the theory and practice of couple therapy. Noted contributors--many of whom developed the approaches they describe--combine clear conceptual exposition with thorough descriptions of therapeutic techniques. In addition to presenting major couple therapy models in step-by-step detail, the book describes effective applications for particular populations and problems. Chapters adhere closely to a uniform structure to facilitate study and comparison, enhancing the book's utility as a reference and text.
See also Clinical Casebook of Couple Therapy, also edited by Alan S. Gurman, which presents in-depth illustrations of treatment.
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Review: Clinical Handbook of Couple TherapyUser Review - Katherine Schoolland - Goodreads
I found the chapters really gave a great description of the theories and enjoyed the vignettes that were included to assist with understanding the material. Can be a little dry at times, but personally tracked with the writing style fairly well. Read full review