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Sibling Issues in Therapy

Research and Practice with Children, Adolescents and Adults


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. The Foundation: The Role of Siblings in Developmental and Clinical Literature

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
  3. Siblings at Home: Helping Families Parent Siblings

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 35-35
    2. Avidan Milevsky
      Pages 37-56
    3. Avidan Milevsky
      Pages 57-77
    4. Avidan Milevsky
      Pages 78-93
    5. Avidan Milevsky
      Pages 94-109
  4. Siblings in Session: Siblings in Therapy with Children, Adolescents, and Adults

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 111-111
    2. Avidan Milevsky
      Pages 129-139
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 180-208

About this book


Incorporating the latest research and clinical work in family dynamics, this book examines multiple angles of integrating sibling issues, which underlie issues at the core of many clinical difficulties presented by adult clients, in therapy to improve adulthood emotional and psychological well-being.


Siblings sibling relationships siblings in therapy adult siblings parenting siblings behavior children disability emotion family intervention personality psychology therapy well-being

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Kutztown University of PennsylvaniaUSA
  2. 2.Wellspring CounselingTowsonUSA

About the authors

Avidan Milevsky is Associate Professor of Psychology at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, USA, and a psychotherapist at Wellspring Counseling in Towson, MD, USA. He is a former visiting professor at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. His clinical research on families has produced over 100 conference papers, more than 20 journal articles, and four books including Sibling Relationships in Childhood and Adolescence: Predictors and Outcomes and Understanding Adolescents for the Helping Professional.

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