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Helping Couples Change: A Social Learning Approach to Marital Therapy
Now available in paper for the first time, this classic work presents a structured, rigorously tested, six-stage strategy for improving intimate relationships. Therapists and counselors will benefit from practical, step-by-step guidance for deciding how, why, and when to employ such widely cited Stuart techniques as "caring days," communication improvements, behavioral con ...more
Paperback, 442 pages
Published November 19th 2003 by The Guilford Press
(first published October 20th 1980)
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It was probably irresponsible of me to rate this book, considering I didn't actually finish it; however, I tried to compensate by giving it the benefit of the doubt and rating it 2 stars as opposed to 1. I couldn't finish this book because I found it long-winded and inaccessible, with not much emphasis on the practical. Perhaps more importantly, although this edition was published in 2004, it clearly had not been updated since its original 1980 publication -- every single reference was from the ...more