PracticePlanners(R) Series Preface x Acknowledgments xiii Introduction 1 Sample Treatment Plan 8 Activity/Family Imbalance 11 Adolescent/Parent Conflicts 19 Adoption Issues 29 Alcohol Abuse 35 Anger Management 47 Anxiety 55 Blame 63 Blended Family Problems 71 Child/Parent Conflicts 79 Communication 85 Compulsive Behaviors 91 Death of a Child 99 Death of a Parent 105 Dependency Issues 111 Depression in Family Members 117 Disengagement/Loss of Family Cohesion 125 Eating Disorder 133 Extrafamilial Sexual Abuse 143 Family Activity Disputes 151 Family Business Conflicts 157 Family Member Separation 163 Family-of-Origin Interference 169 Financial Changes 175 Geographic Relocation 181 Incest Survivor 187 Infidelity 197 Inheritance Disputes Between Siblings 203 Interfamilial Disputes Over Wills and Inheritance 209 Interracial Family Problems 213 Intolerance/Defensiveness 219 Jealousy/Insecurity 227 Life-Threatening/Chronic Illness 235 Multiple Birth Dilemmas 241 Physical/Verbal/Psychological Abuse 247 Religious/Spiritual Conflicts 257 Reuniting Estranged Family Members 263 Separation/Divorce 269 Sexual Orientation Conflicts 279 Traumatic Life Events 287 Unwanted/Unplanned Pregnancy 295 Appendix A Bibliotherapy Suggestions 303 Appendix B Professional References for Evidence-Based Chapters 321 Appendix C Recovery Model Objectives and Interventions 345
Arthur E. Jongsma, Jr., PhD, is the Series Editor for the bestselling PracticePlanners. Since 1971, he has provided professional mental health services to both inpatient and outpatient clients. He was the founder and Director of Psychological Consultants, a group private practice in Grand Rapids, Michigan, for 25 years. He is the author or co-author of over forty books and conducts training workshops for mental health professionals around the world. Frank M. Dattilio, PhD, ABPP, maintains a dual faculty appointment in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the award for Distinguished Psychologist by the American Psychological Association's Division 29. He has more than 200 professional publications and fourteen books in the areas of marital and family discord, anxiety disorders, and forensic and clinical psychology. SEAN D. DAVIS, PhD, is Assistant Professor and Site Director of Alliant International University's Marriage and Family Therapy program and a licensed marriage and family therapist in private practice in Sacramento, California.