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Couples Therapy: A Nontraditional Approach

Daniel B Wile

Couples Therapy: A Nontraditional Approach

Daniel B Wile

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Presents an innovative approach to couples therapy based upon a nonadversary therapeutic model that encourages partners to incorporate their conflicts and fantasies into their relationship. Sets forth a critique of the psychoanalytic, behavioral, and systems approaches and describes techniques for patient-therapist collaboration and supportive therapeutic intervention on behalf of each partner, Includes strategies for handling angry partners, withdrawn partners, polarized partners, and patients who reject the therapist's interpretations.

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Presents an innovative approach to couples therapy based upon a nonadversary therapeutic model that encourages partners to incorporate their conflicts and fantasies into their relationship. Sets forth a critique of the psychoanalytic, behavioral, and systems approaches and describes techniques for patient-therapist collaboration and supportive therapeutic intervention on behalf of each partner, Includes strategies for handling angry partners, withdrawn partners, polarized partners, and patients who reject the therapist's interpretations.
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Table Of Contents

  • Background Theory
  • Depth Analysis Versus Ego Analysis
  • Traditional Approaches To Couples Therapy
  • The Psychoanalytic Approach
  • The Systems Approach
  • The Behavior Therapy Approach
  • Special Characteristics Of My Approach
  • The Inevitability Of Fantasy And Alienation
  • Love And Compromise
  • An Individual Oriented Systems Approach
  • An Insight Approach To Couples Therapy
  • Resistance And Disqualification
  • Major Forms Of Intervention
  • Clarifying Each Partner's Position
  • Taking Each Partner's Side: Paired Binds Interpretations
  • Developing A Shared Perspective
  • Application To Classic Partner Types
  • Withdrawn Partners
  • Angry Partners
  • Demanding-withdrawn Partners
  • The Ultimate Expression Of My Approach
  • Incorporating Problems Into Relationships
  • Incorporating Fantasies Into Relationships
  • References
  • Index.

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 110429
  • Product Code 0471589896
  • EAN 9780471589891
  • Pages 248
  • Department Academic
  • Category Church
  • Sub-Category Care/counselling
  • Publisher John Wiley Press
  • Publication Date Dec 1992
  • Dimensions 230 x 156 x 11 mm
  • Weight 0.338kg

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