Presents an innovative approach to couples therapy based upon a nonadversary therapeutic model that encourages partners to incorporate their conflicts and fantasies into their relationship. Sets forth a critique of the psychoanalytic, behavioral, and systems approaches and describes techniques for patient-therapist collaboration and supportive therapeutic intervention on behalf of each partner, Includes strategies for handling angry partners, withdrawn partners, polarized partners, and patients who reject the therapist's interpretations.
Number Of Pages: 248
Published: 31st December 1992
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.65 x 1.15
Weight (kg): 0.39
Edition Number: 1