Doing Couple Therapy

Second Edition
Craft and Creativity in Work with Intimate Partners

Robert Taibbi

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May 24, 2017
ISBN 9781462530144
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292 Pages
Size: 6" x 9"
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292 Pages
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292 Pages
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The reproducible materials can be downloaded and printed in PDF format.
Now thoroughly revised, this practical, user-friendly guide has helped thousands of novice couple therapists and students to navigate the challenges of clinical work with couples in conflict. Robert Taibbi presents effective strategies for rapidly identifying a couple's core issues and conducting each stage of therapy, from the first sessions to termination. Rich with sensitive case material, the book features end-of-chapter exercises that help readers identify and develop their own strengths as practitioners. Appendices include reproducible client handouts that can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8½“ x 11” size.

New to This Edition
  • Three chapters offering detailed treatment maps for common couple problems, with new case examples.
  • Chapter on the middle stages of treatment.
  • Increased attention to the all-important opening sessions.
  • Sharper focus on the three major obstacles to couple success: poor communication, emotional wounds, and differing visions.
  • Reproducible client handouts explaining key techniques.
See also the author's Doing Family Therapy, Fourth Edition: Craft and Creativity in Clinical Practice.