The Essentials of Family Therapy (6th Edition)
ISBN 10: 0205249000
ISBN 13: 978-0205249008
Illustrates family therapy techniques.
With its clinical focus and extremely practical presentation, The Essentials of Family Therapy, 6/e examines the rich history, classic schools, and latest developments in family therapy. The sixth edition is edited to focus more on the contemporary clinical practice and case studies illustrating family therapy techniques. Written by a leading family therapist, descriptions of the various models are based on actual experience.
Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:
- Utilize various family therapy techniques.
- Recognize the techniques of successful contemporaries in the field.
- Understand why research has failed to influence clinical practice.
About the Author
Michael P. Nichols has been a leading teacher and practitioner of family therapy for 40 years. He trained with Salvador Minuchin and Murray Brown and has worked with many leaders of the various schools. He’s written a number of books, including the most respected textbook in family therapy, Family Therapy: Concepts and Methods, as well as the best-selling The Lost Art of Listening, and, most recently, Assessing Families and Couples: From Symptom to System (with Salvador Minuchin and Wai-Yung Lee). He currently teaches at the College of William and Mary. He is also a national champion powerlifter.