About the Book
This print textbook is available for students to rent for their classes. The Pearson print rental program provides students with affordable access to learning materials, so they come to class ready to succeed. An authoritative, readable, informative guide to the field of family therapy
Long considered the standard of excellence - the best introduction and guide to the practice of family therapy available - Family Therapy explores the rich history and contemporary practice of the entire field. Thorough, thoughtful, fair, and balanced, this accessible resource presents ideas and techniques that give readers a clear focus on clinical practice. While exploring the history, the classic schools, and the latest developments in the field, the 12th Edition puts an increased, pragmatic focus on clinical practice, including the author's observations of actual sessions with leading practitioners, as well as the best case studies of several invited master therapists. Included are new case studies, a new chapter on research in family therapy, an expanded and updated section on technology, and many more content changes that bring the reader up to date on the latest and most critical issues in the field today.
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About the Author: Michael P. Nichols
is a professor at the College of William and Mary. Dr. Nichols received his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin, and his Ph.D. from the University of Rochester. He teaches and practices family therapy, and is the author of numerous journal articles and books, including Inside Family Therapy, The Lost Art of Listening, Stop Arguing with Your Kids
, and Essentials of Family Therapy
. He is co-author, along with Salvador Minuchin and Wai-Yung Lee, of Assessing Families and Couples: From Symptom to System.