Acceptance and Change in Couple Therapy: A Therapist's Guide to Transforming Relationships

Acceptance and Change in Couple Therapy A Therapist s Guide to Transforming Relationships An ideal text for all students of marital dynamics

  • Title: Acceptance and Change in Couple Therapy: A Therapist's Guide to Transforming Relationships
  • Author: Neil S. Jacobson Andrew Christensen
  • ISBN: 9780393702903
  • Page: 313
  • Format: Paperback
  • An ideal text for all students of marital dynamics.

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    1. Excellent book on couples therapy.The authors begin by noting that traditional behavioral couples therapy "force-feeds change" by insisting that couples accommodate each other behaviorally and/or apply structured, stilted communication rules in their negotiations. While these interventions can be effective some of the time, when changes are rule-governed they can be difficult to maintain long-term if a couple is not highly motivated or if the couple has truly irreconcilable differences.While the [...]

    2. Dr. Sells - "this book changed my life"Authors found issues with strict behavioral therapy (only a short term solution).Advocated some emotion-focused and behavioral therapy in comboThis book addressed to clinicians.Meant to coincide with "Reconcilable Differences" by same authors (this one meant for couples/clients"

    3. Awesome :) Really great intro to concepts of IBCT. I think it is best to read this before Reconcilable Differences

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