The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Family Psychology
September 2009, Wiley-Blackwell
- Provides a thorough orientation to the field of family psychology for clinicians
Includes summaries of the most recent research literature and clinical interventions for specific areas of interest to family psychology clinicians
Features essays by recognized experts in a variety of specialized fields
Suitable as a required text for courses in family psychology, family therapy, theories of psychotherapy, couples therapy, systems theory, and systems therapy
A. Family Psychology Foundations: Introduction (Editors).
1. The Systemic Epistemology of the Specialty of Family Psychology (Mark Stanton).
2. The Revolution and Evolution of Family Therapy and Family Psychology (Herbert Goldenberg and Irene Goldenberg).
3. The Fascinating Story of Family Theories (Margaret Crosbie-Burnett and David M. Klein).
4. Changing Landscape of American Family Life (Kay Pasley and Spencer B. Olmstead).
5. Family Diversity (George K. Hong).
6. Qualitative Research and Family Psychology (Jane F. Gilgun).
7. Systemic Research Controversies and Challenges (Danielle A. Black and Jay Lebow).
8. Training in Family Psychology: A Competencies-Based Approach (Nadine J. Kaslow, Marianne P. Celano, and Mark Stanton).
9. Education in Family Psychology (Mark Stanton, Michele Harway, and Arlene Vetere).
Clinical Family Psychology.
B. Clinical Family Psychology: Introduction (Editors).
10. Couple and Family Assessment (James H. Bray).
11. Couple and Family Processes in DSM-V: Moving beyond Relational Disorders (Erika Lawrence, Steven R.H. Beach, and Brian D. Doss).
12. Ethical and legal considerations in family psychology: The special issue of competence (Terence Patterson).
13. Clinical Practice in Family Psychology (John Thoburn, Gwynith Hoffman-Robinson, Lauren J. Shelly, and Ashly J. Hagen).
14. Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (Stephen Cheung).
15. Behavioral and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies (Kristina Coop Gordon, Lee J. Dixon, Jennifer M. Willett, and Farrah M. Hughes).
16. Psychodynamic Family Psychotherapy: Toward Unified Relational Systematics (Jeffrey J. Magnavita).
17. Personality-Guided Couples Psychology (Mark Stanton and A. Rodney Nurse).
18. Intensive Family-of-Origin Consultation: An Intergenerational Approach (Timothy Weber and Cheryl Cebula).
19. Psychotherapy Based on Bowen Family Systems Theory (David S. Hargrove).
20. Collaborative Practice: Relationships and Conversations that Make a Difference (Harlene Anderson).
21. Science, Practice, and Evidence-based Treatments in the Clinical Practice of Family Psychology (Thomas L. Sexton and Kristina Coop Gordon).
22. Functional Family Therapy: Traditional Theory to Evidence-based Practice (Thomas L. Sexton).
23. Multidimensional Family Therapy: A Science-Based Treatment System for Adolescent Drug Abuse (Howard A. Liddle).
24. Structural Ecosystems Therapy (SET) for Women with HIV/AIDS (Victoria Mitrani, Carleen Robinson, and José Szapocznik).
25. Multisystemic Therapy (MST) (Scott W. Henggeler, Ashli J. Sheidow, and Terry Lee).
26. Behavioral Couples Therapy for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (William Fals-Stewart, Timothy J. O’Farrell, Gary R. Birchler, and Wendy (K.K.) Lam).
27. Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy: Creating Loving Relationships (Susan Johnson and Brent Bradley).
28. Brief Strategic Family Therapy for Adolescents with Behavior Problems (Michael S. Robbins, José Szapocznik, and Viviana E. Horigian).
29. Empirically Informed Systemic Psychotherapy: Tracking Client Change and Therapist Behavior During Therapy (William M. Pinsof and Anthony L. Chambers).
Dimensions of Family Psychology.
C. Dimensions of Family Psychology: Introduction (Editors).
30. Relationship Education Programs: Current Trends and Future Directions (Erica P. Ragan, Lindsey A. Einhorn, Galena K. Rhoades, Howard J. Markman, and Scott M. Stanley).
31. Children of Divorce: New Trends and Ongoing Dilemmas (Marsha Kline Pruett and Ryan Barker).
32. Collaborative Divorce: A Family-Centered Process (A. Rodney Nurse and Peggy Thompson).
33. Treating Stepfamilies: A Subsystems-based Approach (Scott Browning and James H. Bray).
34. A Family-Centered Intervention Strategy for Public Middle Schools (Thomas J. Dishion and Elizabeth Stormshak).
35. Family and Schools (Cindy Carlson, Catherine L. Funk, and Kim Hoang Nguyen).
36. Family Psychology in the Context of Pediatric Medical Conditions (Melissa A. Alderfer and Mary T. Rourke).
37. Families and Health: An Attachment Perspective (Tziporah Rosenberg and William Watson).
38. Anorexia Nervosa and the Family (Ivan Eisler).
39. Combining Work and Family: From Conflict to Compatible (Diane F. Halpern and Sherylle J. Tan).
40. Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Family Psychology: A Systemic, Life Cycle Perspective (Abbie E. Goldberg).
41. The Psychology of Men & Masculinity (Ronald F. Levant and Christine M. Williams).
42. Religion and Spirituality in Couple and Family Relations (Froma Walsh).
43. Moral Identity in the Family (Kevin S. Reimer).
44. Family Stories and Rituals (Barbara H. Fiese and Marcia A. Winter).
45. Systemic Treatments for Substance Use Disorders (Mark Stanton).
46. Couples Therapy for Depression (Mark A. Whisman, Valerie E. Whiffen, and Natalie Whiteford).
47. Families and Public Policy (Margaret Heldring).
48. Family Psychology of Immigrant Mexican and Mexican American Families (Joseph M. Cervantes and Olga L. Mejía).
49. International Family Psychology (Florence W. Kaslow).
50. Family Forensic Psychology (Robert Welsh, Lyn Greenberg, and Marjorie Graham-Howard).
51. Families and HIV/AIDS: Willo Pequegnat and the NIMH Consortium on Families and HIV/AIDS.
52. Families, violence, and abuse (Daniela J. Owen, Lauren Knickerbocker, Richard E. Heyman, and Amy M. Smith Slep).
53. Serious Mental Illness: Family Experiences, Needs, and Interventions (Diane T. Marsh & Harriet P. Lefley).
54. The Future of Family Psychology (James H. Bray and Mark Stanton).
Mark Stanton is Professor of Psychology and Dean of the School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences at Azusa Pacific University, California. He is certified in Family Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology and a licensed psychologist in the state of California. He was President of the Society of Family Psychology of the American Psychological Association in 2005, Editor of The Family Psychologist from 2002 to 2007, elected as President of the American Board of Couple and Family Psychology (2011–13), and named the Family Psychologist of the Year in 2007 by the Society of Family Psychology.
- Provides a thorough orientation to the field of family psychology
- Contains clear and concise summaries for the most widely recognized models for clinical practice
- Collates the most recent research literature and clinical interventions
"This important account provides an overview of disciplines related to family psychology ... This is an invaluable source for professionals who provide family-related psychological services." (Wonderpedia, 5 November 2011)
"James Bray and Mark Stanton have created a remarkable resource for those exploring the many perspectives on family psychology in the comprehensive volume The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Family Psychology." (PsycCRITIQUES, May 2010)
"The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Family Psychology is a comprehensive volume that accurately presents the breadth and depth of the family specialty. The carefully chosen contributors are recognized as the chief spokespersons in their sub-specialties. Each chapter is a gem that is practical and based in research. This collection provides the finest overview of family psychology available today."
—Jon Carlson, Governors State University
"James Bray and Mark Stanton have invited an exceptional group of clinicians, researchers, and educators to share virtually all that is currently known about the field of family psychology in one authoritative, reader-friendly, and eminently practical handbook. They provide an essential roadmap for conceptualizing and intervening with families and for training the next generation of family psychologists."
—Nadine Kaslow, Emory University
"In The Handbook of Family Psychology, James Bray and Mark Stanton bring us a remarkable compendium of knowledge about the current state of Family Psychology. The articles are by the prominent leaders of relational, systemic approaches to psychotherapy. This rich archive demonstrates the range of approaches and contexts in which family psychologists work, and the evidence on which this work is based. This book will be the new text for faculty, students, researchers, and practitioners of family psychology."
—Susan H. McDaniel, Dr Laurie Sands Distinguished Professor of Families & Health, Associate Chair, Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
"The Handbook of Family Psychology is a comprehensive volume that accurately presents the breadth and depth of the family specialty. The carefully chosen contributors are recognized as the chief spokespersons in their sub-specialties. Each chapter is a gem that is practical and based in research. All together, this collection provides the finest overview of family psychology available today."
—Jon Carlson, Distinguished Professor, Psychology & Counseling, Governors State University, USA
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