Contextual Therapy for Family Health: Clinical Applications

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This book provides readers with a compelling case for the inclusion of contextual therapy in comprehensive healthcare settings by presenting its applications to individual and family health across the lifespan. Part I gives an overview of contextual therapy, including case conceptualization, assessment, intervention, and supervision. Part II provides specific recommendations for incorporating contextual therapy in diverse and multidisciplinary settings. Case studies illustrate how concepts such as justice, loyalty, and balanced giving and receiving influence families’ adjustment to chronic illnesses and mental health disorders. Accounting for the trend toward increased collaboration between providers in traditional mental health and medical settings, this book will empower clinicians to expand their current range of assessment methods, intervention techniques, and supervision experiences
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About the author

Alexandra E. Schmidt, PhD, LMFT, serves as an integrated behavioral health advisor at Rocky Mountain Health Plans. She uses her systemic training and clinical experience to coach healthcare teams in developing and implementing strategies to support team-based, comprehensive primary care.

D. Scott Sibley, PhD, LMFT, CFLE

is an assistant professor in human development and family sciences at Northern Illinois University. He researches commitment in couple relationships and romantic relationship formation and operates a small private practice.
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Publisher
Routledge
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Published on
Jun 18, 2018
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Pages
170
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ISBN
9781134853533
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / Family & General Practice
Psychology / Psychotherapy / Couples & Family
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