Handbook of LGBT-affirmative Couple and Family Therapy

Handbook of LGBT-affirmative Couple and Family Therapy

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The editors and contributors of this comprehensive text provide a unique and important contribution to LGBT clinical literature. Spanning 30 chapters, they discuss the diverse and complex issues involved in LGBT couple and family therapy. In almost 15 years, this book provides the first in-depth overview of the best practices for therapists and those in training who wish to work effectively with LGBT clients, couples, and families need to know, and is only the second of its kind in the history of the field. The clinical issues discussed include a€c raising LGBT children a€c coming out a€c elderly LGBT issues a€c sex therapy a€c ethical and training issues Because of the breadth of the book, its specificity, and the expertise of the contributing authors and editors, it is the definitive handbook on LGBT couple and family therapy.Gottmana#39;s (1999) approach to assessing couple functioning, though systematic and somewhat linear, is invaluable in gaining ... Marital Adjustment Scale, applicable to same-sex couples; the Four Horsemen; and the Repair Attempt Checklist.

Title:Handbook of LGBT-affirmative Couple and Family Therapy
Author:Jerry J. Bigner, Joseph L. Wetchler
Publisher:Routledge - 2012


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