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CPSY 6356 Theories and Techniques in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

CPSY 6356 Required Library Resources

The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Bush, F. M. (2015). OPTIONS for clinical intervention in sexual decisionmaking. Issues in Law & Medicine30(2), 197–208.

Carlson, C. I., Krumholz, L. S., & Snyder, D. K. (2013). Assessment in marriage and family counseling. In APA handbook of testing and assessment in psychology, Vol. 2: Testing and assessment in clinical and counseling psychology (pp. 569–586). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Chow, K.-M., Chueng, M.-C., & Chueng, I.K.M. (2016). Psychosocial interventions for infertile couples: A critical review. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 25(15-16), 2101–2113. doi:10.1111/jocn.13361 

Hinkle, M. S., Radomski, J. G., & Decker, K. M. (2015). Creative experiential interventions to heighten emotion and process in emotionally focused couples therapy. The Family Journal23(3), 239–246. doi:10.1177/1066480715572964

Kilrea, K. A., & Richer, S. (2017). A fictional case study involving person-centered therapy and transpersonal psychotherapy in conceptualizing and treating bulimia nervosa. Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy, 51(2), 145–160.

Kocet, M. M., & Herlihy, B. J. (2014). Addressing value-based conflicts within the counseling relationship: A decision-making model. Journal of Counseling & Development, 92(2), 180–186.

Lenz, A. S., Soler, I. G., Dell’Aquilla, J., & Uribe, P. M. (2017). Translation and cross-cultural adaptation of assessments for use in counseling research. Measurement & Evaluation in Counseling & Development, 50(4), 224–231. doi:10.1080/07481756.2017.1320947

Siegel, J. (2014). The mindful couple. Clinical Social Work Journal, 42(3), 282–287. doi:10.1007/s10615-014-0489-y

Sperry, L. (2016). Teaching the competency of family case conceptualizations. The Family Journal24(3), 279–282. doi:10.1177/1066480716648315

Suddeath, E. G., Kerwin, A. K., & Dugger, S. M. (2017). Narrative family therapy: practical techniques for more effective work with couples and families. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, (2), 116. 

Tishelman, A. C., Kaufman, R., Edwards-Leeper, L., Mandel, F. H., Shumer, D. E., & Spack, N. P. (2015). Serving transgender youth: Challenges, dilemmas, and clinical examples. Professional Psychology, Research and Practice, (1), 37–45.

Tobias, A. (2018). The use of genograms in educational psychology practice. Educational Psychology in Practice, 34(1), 89–104. doi:10.1080/02667363.2017.1411787

Other Readings

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