Pragmatics of Human Communication: A Study of Interactional Patterns, Pathologies and Paradoxes

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - The authors present the simple but radical idea that problems in life often arise from issues of communication, rather than from deep psychological disorders, reinforcing their conceptual explorations with case studies and well-known literary examples. Written with humor and for a variety of readers, this book identifies simple properties and axioms of human communication and demonstrates how all communications are actually a function of their contexts.

Topics covered in this wide-ranging book include: the origins of communication; the idea that all behavior is communication; meta-communication; the properties of an open system; the family as a system of communication; the nature of paradox in psychotherapy; existentialism and human communication. The properties and function of human communication.

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Change: Principles of Problem Formation and Problem Resolution

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - Incorporating ideas about human communication, the therapeutic effects of paradoxes and of action-oriented techniques of problem resolution, marital and family therapy, Change draws much from the field of psychotherapy. Here famed psychologist paul watzlawick presents what is still often perceived as a radical idea: that the solutions to our problems are inherently embedded in the problems themselves.

Tackling the age-old questions surrounding persistence and change, the book asks why problems arise and are perpetuated in some instances but easily resolved in others. Why some problems persist while others are resolved. This classic book, available in paperback for the very first time, explores why some people can successfully change their lives and others cannot.

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Common Factors in Couple and Family Therapy: The Overlooked Foundation for Effective Practice

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The Guilford Press #ad - User-friendly features include numerous case examples and a reproducible common factors checklist. The authors show that regardless of a clinician's orientation or favored techniques, there are particular therapist attributes, relationship variables, and other factors that make therapy--specifically, therapy with couples and families--effective.

Grounded in theory, and extensive clinical experience, research, this pragmatic book addresses critical questions of how change occurs in couple and family therapy and how to help clients achieve better results. Guilford Publications. The book explains these common factors in depth and provides hands-on guidance for capitalizing on them in clinical practice and training.

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The Tactics of Change: Doing Therapy Briefly

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Jossey-Bass #ad - Guilford Publications. Explores the principles of brief therapy and discusses the basic elements of treatment. A best-selling, seminal manual on treating a wide range of clinical problems briefly and effectively. Examines common situations in therapy and what therapists can do to initiate change.

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Genograms: Assessment and Intervention Third Edition Norton Professional Books Paperback

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - These applications include the effective assessment of patients’ risk for emotional problems such as anxiety or depression; structural patterns among families such as divorce and remarriage; relationship patterns such as enmeshment, and cut-offs; recent and chronic life stressors such as pregnancy, acute illness, poverty, and racism; and family life cycle transitions and developmental crises, conflicts, among other uses.

Now updated and expanded in its third edition, this best-selling text provides a standard method for constructing a genogram, reflecting the growing and widespread use of genograms for clinical intervention, and featuring revised genograms for easier reading, doing a genogram interview, and interpreting the results.

Genograms: Assessment and Intervention Third Edition Norton Professional Books Paperback #ad - By providing a fascinating view into the richness of family dynamics, McGoldrick and her coauthors provide an invaluable guide to clinicians for accurately charting a family’s structure, making it easier to scan for potential problems and take proactive steps to utilize resources when necessary. W w norton Company.

Widely used by both family therapists and all health care professionals, the genogram is a graphic way of organizing the mass of information gathered during a family assessment and finding patterns in the family system for more targeted treatment. 32-page color insert Guilford Publications. Once these principles have been explained, the authors go on to present the important clinical applications of genograms in both family therapy and family medicine.

Genograms of famous families―sigmund freud, jane fonda and ted turner, the roosevelts, Bill Clinton, Princess Diana, to name a few―bring the text to life, Woody Allen and Mia Farrow, and help to elucidate the principles of family systems theory and systemic interviewing, and Thomas Jefferson, the Kennedys, which form the basis of genogram work.

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Family Therapy: Concepts and Methods 11th Edition

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Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet. Affordable. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. Convenient. While exploring the history, pragmatic focus on clinical practice, which includes discussions of the author’s observations of actual sessions with leading practitioners, and the latest developments, this new edition puts an increased, the classic schools, as well as the best case studies of several invited master therapists.

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The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience.

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Mastering Competencies in Family Therapy: A Practical Approach to Theory and Clinical Case Documentation

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Cengage Learning #ad - Guilford Publications. Using a light and inviting tone, Diane R. Diversity and research considerations are integrated into theoretical discussions and practical applications to facilitate a more holistic and nuanced understanding of couple and family therapy. Gehart provides detailed instructions and examples that enable you to complete real-world clinical forms, which are incorporated into the text.

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Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues in the Practice of Marriage and Family Therapy, Updated 5th Edition New 2013 Counseling Titles

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Pearson #ad - The updated fifth edition includes a number of new topics, competency, including multicultural issues reflecting institutional oppression; boundary, and liability concerns associated with technology-based client care; the significance of supervision in both skill acquisition and professional acculturation in one’s early career; nontraditional family care; conflicts between legal and ethical obligations; emerging issues in MFT licensure; and ethical and empirical considerations related to evidence-based care.

Following the book’s preliminary discussion, the text moves on to consider the legal, ethical, and professional issues that marriage and family therapists face each day as well as the best strategies for navigating these issues. A best-selling text rich in case studies that reflects on the unique complexities of marriage, couples, and family counseling.

Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues in the Practice of Marriage and Family Therapy, Updated 5th Edition New 2013 Counseling Titles #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Guilford Publications. Now updated to reflect the new ethical code – An examination of the 2012 Code of Ethics of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. W w norton Company. Developed for students, supervisors, and practitioners alike, educators, this text examines the significant classical and contemporary issues in marriage and family therapy.

The text opens with a thoughtful discussion of client and therapist worldviews, the ecology of therapy, value sensitive care, and commonalities between personal and professional acculturation.

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Re-Visioning Family Therapy, Second Edition: Race, Culture, and Gender in Clinical Practice Revisioning Family Therapy: Race, Culture, & Gender in

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Aesthetics of Change

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The Guilford Press #ad - Guaranteed packaging. Applying cybernetic thought to family therapy, Bradford P. Keeney demonstrates that conventional epistemology, in which cause and effect have a linear relationship, does not sufficiently accommodate the reciprocal nature of causation in experience. While practitioners are constantly greeted with new strategies, techniques, programs, and interventions, this book argues that the full benefits of the therapeutic process cannot be realized without fundamental revision of the concept of change itself.

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New. Used book in Good Condition. The fundamental concern of psychotherapy is change. Guilford Publications. W w norton Company. No quibbles returns.

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Basics of California Law for LMFTs, LPCCs, and LCSWs

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Guilford Publications. Mint Condition. New. It covers all three of california's major masters-level mental health professions: Marriage and Family Therapy, Professional Clinical Counseling, and Clinical Social Work. Topics covered include licensing, documentation, Business & Marketing, Families and Children, Confidentiality, Abuse Reporting, Technology, Supervision, Unprofessional Conduct, and Advocacy.

The text includes more than 700 footnotes identifying specific articles, links, and sections of California law and regulation that serve as reference material for this text. Basics of california law for lmfts, lmft, and lcsws has been praised as "the comprehensive resource I've wanted for my graduate school courses" by Kathy Wexler, LPCCs, LPCC.

Basics of California Law for LMFTs, LPCCs, and LCSWs #ad - This sixth edition is updated to 2019 law, clients wishing to remain anonymous, suicide assessment training, and includes new information on supervision, and more. W w norton Company. Caldwell, psyd teaches law and ethics for graduate programs at California State University Northridge in Los Angeles and The Wright Institute in Berkeley.

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