Discussion | SOCW 6456 – Social Work Practice With Couples and Family Systems | Walden University

  

Week 5 6456

Newer Perspectives for Couples Counseling 

Readings 

  • Gurman, A. S., Lebow, J. L., Snyder, D. K. (2015). Clinical      handbook of couple therapy.      New York, NY: The Guilford Press. 

o Chapter 10, “Narrative Couple Therapy”
o Chapter 11, “Solution Focused Couple Therapy” o Chapter 12, “Brief Strategic Couple Therapy”
o Chapter 13, “Structural Couple Therapy” 

  • Davarniya, Reza, Zahrakar, K, & Nazari, A. (2018).      The effectiveness of brief solution-focused couple therapy (BSFCT) on      reducing couple burnout. Journal of Research &      Health, 8(2), 123-131. 
  • Gutierrez, D., Carlson, R. G., Daire, A. P., &      Young, M. E. (2017). Evaluating treatment outcomes using the integrative      model of brief couples counseling: A pilot study. Family      Journal, 25(1), 5-12. 

Media 

Psychotherapy.net. (Publisher). (1994a). I’d hear laughter: Finding solutions for the family [Video file].
Retrieved from the Walden Library databases. 

Note: The approximate length of this media piece is 1 hour and 45 minutes. 

Psychotherapy.net. (Publisher). (1994b). Irreconcilable differences: A solution-focused approach to marital therapy [Video file].
Retrieved from the Walden Library databases. 

Note: The approximate length of this media piece is 90 minutes. 

Psychotherapy.net. (Publisher). (2002b). Narrative therapy with children. [Video file]. United States: Author.
Retrieved from the Walden Library databases. 

Note: The approximate length of this media piece is 1 hour and 45 minutes. 

Discussion:

Theory Integration 

a brief explanation of one challenge you may encounter if you attempted to integrate the theory you selected with your lens for couples counseling in your future professional practice. Then, explain how you might mitigate this challenge. 

Be sure to support your postings and responses with specific references to the resources. 

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