Author(s): Michael P. Nichols and Richard C Schwartz
Family Therapy: Concepts & Methods is the definitive classic text in the field of Family Therapy. This comprehensive examination of all the major schools and developments in family therapy gives students a thorough grounding in the profession. Numerous case studies throughout help students understand the link between history, theory, and practice. Features Comprehensive yet extremely accessible writing style Includes the very latest research and data -often before that research is published in other forums. Presents brief biographies and photos of some of the leading family therapists of the twentieth century. Includes expanded coverage of professional ethics in Chapter 3, reflecting the need for students to have increased awareness of professional issues in family therapy. Includes a section on the unique issues family therapists encounter when providing home-based services (Ch. 12). Offers expanded coverage of the latest approaches to family therapy, including solution-focused, narrative, and integrative models Includes a timeline of major developments in the field to help students understand how history has affected the way family therapy is practiced today.