Surviving Divorce and Building a New Life, Third Edition
Author: Abigail Trafford
Pubpsher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Category: Family & Relationships
Thoroughly revised and updated for a new generation, the essential guide for men and women to help them weather the turmoil of divorce and build rich, rewarding lives There is nothing easy about the breakup of a marriage, from coping with loss and failure to dealing with the uncertainty of the future. In this intelligent and insightful book, Abigail Trafford charts this emotional journey, identifying the common phases in the evolution from marriage to separation to divorce and eventually to a new life. Based upon her personal experience, extensive research, and interviews with hundreds of divorced men and women, Trafford offers individuals a better understanding of their own experiences and the message that they are not alone in their pain and confusion. Crazy Time is also an investment in the future—Trafford reveals the telltale signs of a marriage in crisis and discusses what determines whether a relationship will survive over time. This revised edition includes the most up-to-date research on the effects of divorce in adults' and children's lives, addresses the special challenges of becoming single again in the age of the Internet, and broadens the experience of divorce to include the breakup of all committed relationships. For anyone who has divorced, or is considering taking that step, Crazy Time offers a sense of hope and confidence that this transition is not only an ending but can also be a valuable beginning.
Release on 2016-01-26 | by Lourie W. Reichenberg,Linda Seligman
A Comprehensive, Systematic Guide to Treating Mental Disorders
Author: Lourie W. Reichenberg,Linda Seligman
Pubpsher: John Wiley & Sons
"Selecting Effective Treatments, Fifth Edition seeks to increase clinicians' understanding of the symptoms and dynamics of mental disorders and to provide a range of treatment options for each disorder, allowing clinicians to blend their own therapeutic strengths and preferences with those approaches that have demonstrated effectiveness. This book synthesizes the latest empirical research and provides readers with the background they need to be able to develop their own treatment plans for their clients that are not only evidence-based and practical. This book introduces readers to the DO A CLIENT MAP format that is used throughout the book. The Client Map is a comprehensive model of treatment planning, which can be adapted to any diagnosis. The DO A CLIENT MAP framework is explained in chapter 1 and the remaining chapters cover the major mental disorders and emerging trends. The mental disorders chapters follow the same easy-to-follow organization: - A description of the disorder - An overview of the characteristics that typify people with that disorder - A review of assessment tools available for the disorder - An overview of the qualities of style and personality that typify clinicians likely to be successful in treating the disorder - A review of the research on effective treatment of the disorder - Information on the prognosis for the disorder The content and chapter organization will evolve based on the changes to the DSM-5"--
Craft and Creativity in Work with Intimate Partners
Author: Robert Taibbi
Pubpsher: Guilford Press
Wise, compassionate, and highly practical, this engaging text covers the entire process of therapeutic work with couples, from opening sessions and assessment through skills building, core issues, and termination. Students and novice couple therapists learn effective strategies for intervening with couples of any age who are struggling with acute crises or longstanding conflicts and power struggles. Rich with sensitive, detailed case material, the book features numerous exercises that help readers identify and develop their own strengths as practitioners. Self-care strategies and tips for getting the most out of supervision are provided. Special topics include how to address couple issues with only one partner and couple therapy applications for chronic mental health problems.
How to Survive Your Divorce-Emotionally, Financially and Legally
Author: Karen A Covy
Category: Family & Relationships
Divorce is tough. It's filled with painful emotions that can stop you in your tracks. But what you are feeling right now does not have to take over your life. When Happily Ever After Ends shows you how to regain control. It empowers you to look at yourself and your situation, and find a way through this time that will leave you financially sound and legally protected. By gaining an understanding of the three universal laws of every divorce, you can walk through this process with your head held high and dignity intact, and emerge a strong and healthy person. With When Happily Ever After Ends, you can- - Master the seven principles of negotiation - Craft a settlement that gets you what you want - Navigate through the litigation process knowledgeably-not in fear - Create a financial plan that you can live with - Learn better ways to cope when dealing with an ex There is no magical fix and you can't bury your head in the sand. However, there is a clear path with a true end in sight, and the knowledge this book provides can make you BE THE PERSON YOU WANT TO BE.