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Author Friedlander, Myrna L.

Title Therapeutic alliances in couple and family therapy : an empirically informed guide to practice / Myrna L. Friedlander, Valentín Escudero, Laurie Heatherington.

Publication Info. Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, [2006]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  616.89156 F911T    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description xii, 338 pages ; 27 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-323) and index.
Contents Therapeutic alliance in psychotherapy -- Introducing the System for Observing Family Therapy Alliances -- Observing the alliance -- Engagement in the therapeutic process -- Emotional connection to the therapist -- Safety within the therapeutic system -- Shared sense of purpose within the family -- Building blocks of the alliance -- Repairing split alliances -- Diversity within the alliance -- Therapy with unwilling and mandated clients -- Zero-sum problems -- Therapist countertransference -- Misalliances between professional helpers -- Building and maintaining healthy alliances -- Appendix A: SOFTA-o (client and therapist) and SOATIF-o (client and therapist) -- Appendix B: SOFTA-s (client and therapist) and SOATIF-s (client and therapist) -- Appendix C: constructions of problems scale and summary profile -- References.
Subject Marital psychotherapy.
Family psychotherapy.
Family Therapy -- methods -- Case Reports.
Couples Therapy -- methods -- Case Reports.
Models, Psychological.
Professional-Patient Relations -- Case Reports.
Psychotherapeutic Processes -- Case Reports.
Added Author Escudero, Valentín, 1961-
Heatherington, Laurie.
ISBN 1591473314
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