Books tagged: couple therapy

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Relationship Know-How
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 70,480. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage
Relationship counselor and psychotherapist Janine Alexander brings her knowledge and clinical experience together to provide you with answers to your relationship dilemmas. Find the insights, strategies and skills you need to understand men, marriage and dating; pick Mr Right; heal and renew your relationship; fix your hurt and empower yourself to create the relationships and love you want.
Conflict, Control, and Out of Control in Couples and Couple Therapy
Series: Challenges in Couples and Couple Therapy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,510. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling
The book guides how to promote appropriate assertiveness & aggression along a continuum w/o crossing to abuse; assessment for, management, & therapy when emotional reactivity becomes emotional abuse; & when verbal abuse predicts physical abuse. Therapist choice to engage or not deal w/domestic violence in therapy become functionally problematic when domestic violence is revealed unexpectedly.
The Sun, the Moon, and the Stars, Dependency and Histrionics in Couples and Couple Therapy
Series: Challenges in Couples and Couple Therapy, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,570. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling
Dependency & histrionics sabotages relationships through deference or flamboyance. The dependent turns others into the sun, the moon, & the stars- the center of the relationship, while the histrionic demands to be the sun, the moon, & the stars. Conceptual similarities, passive aggressive strategies & frailty, partner types, gender, sexuality, & cultural influences reveal strategies for therapy.
Mine, Yours, and Ours, Addiction and Compulsivity in Couples and Couple Therapy
Series: Challenges in Couples and Couple Therapy, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,830. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling
Addiction & compulsivity often enter couple therapy. "Mine" or "yours" obscure addiction that is "ours." Addiction’s shadow sabotages "logical" therapy. The therapist can avoid stalemate arguing the "addict" label. Co-addiction is examined for mutual processes including attachment & family/cultural models. The therapist is the psycho-educator, witness, predictor, & planner for inevitable relapse.
Opening the Can of Worms, Complications in Couples and Couple Therapy
Series: Challenges in Couples and Couple Therapy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,910. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling
The therapist must anticipate opening a "can of worms," that can confuse & overwhelm . The therapist is guided to reduce the third partner in the couple- emotional reactivity as expressed in bipolar disorder, PTSD, developmental trauma disorder, sexual trauma, self-medication, & personality disorders. The Predator-Prey-Witness triangle, psychodynamic, attachment, & more direct strategy & therapy.