Back to skip links

Additional product details

ISBN-13 9780205613892ISBN-10 0205613896
ISBN-10 0-205-47012-2ISBN-13 978-0-205-47012-9
Author(s): Salvador Minuchin; Michael P. Nichols; Wai-Yung Lee
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2007 Pages: 224

A step-by-step guide to assessing couples and families,Assessing Families and Couples,offers a clear delineation of the process of family therapy through richly illustrated case material; featuring clients from a diversity of backgrounds.

Appealing to both new and experienced therapists, Assessing Families and Couples, portrays a clear picture of what occurs in a two-session model when conducting a family therapy assessment. In the absence of a videotape to depict the process of therapy, readers can still visualize the details of the therapeutic journey in a step-by-step manner. Students and instructors alike, will find this book an invaluable tool for the learning and teaching of family therapy assessment.  

The text begins with a brief historical review of family therapy and continues with a detailed explanation of the authors’ four-step assessment model. The assessment model is illustrated by a series of thoroughly detailed case studies, featuring African-American, European, Latin-American, Spanish, Irish, and Chinese families.

Three Ways to Study
with eTextbooks!

  • Read online from your computer or mobile device.
  • Read offline on select browsers and devices when the internet won't be available.
  • Print pages to fit your needs.

CourseSmart eTextbooks let you study the best way – your way.