Systems Theory in Action: Applications to Individual, Couple, and Family Therapy
Systems Theory in Action: Applications to Individual, Couple, and Family Therapy
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  • 173 Pages
  • Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell Publishers
  • Publication Date : November 2010

Systems Theory in Action: Applications to Individual, Couple, and Family Therapy

Smith-Acuna, Shelly

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Publisher's Description

A practical presentation of systems theory as a fundamental model for clinical practice. Valuable for seasoned mental health professionals as well as those in training, Systems Theory in Action presents systems theory--the unifying principles surrounding the organization and functioning of systems--as it applies to individual, couples, and family therapy. This innovative book explores systems theory as an effective model for general mental health practice. It examines the role systems theory can play, specifically in understanding clients' presenting problems in context, within the various systems and subsystems in which the problems are embedded. Filled with realistic clinical stories illustrating relevant concepts that tie theory to technique, Systems Theory in Action takes an in-depth look at:

  • Systems theory as a solid guide through the dynamic process of psychotherapy
  • The multilayered value of observing human interactions through a systems view
  • Systemic thinking, its core components, and how it serves to reveal a "big picture" view of clients and their presenting problems

Systems Theory in Action is a unique contribution to the field, translating the technical terminology of general systems thinking into common, everyday language.

173 Pages
Published November 2010