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Getting Started

  • Robert P. Liberman
  • Eugenie G. Wheeler
  • Louis A. J. M. de Visser
  • Julie Kuehnel
  • Timothy Kuehnel
Part of the Applied Clinical Psychology book series (NSSB)

Abstract

This chapter describes the tasks facing the therapist or counselor who is ready to start marital therapy or marriage counseling. Methods are suggested for all the specific steps involved in starting therapy, from recruiting clients to making a therapeutic contract.

Keywords

Married Couple Premature Ejaculation Homework Assignment Sexual Communication Role Expectation 
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References

  1. Stuart, R. B. Behavioral remedies for marital ills: A guide to the use of operant-interpersonal techniques. In A. S. Gurman, & D. G. Rice (Eds.), Couples in conflict: New directions in marital therapy. New York: Aronson, 1975.Google Scholar
  2. Stuart, R. B., Stuart, & F. M. Marriage pre-counseling inventory and guide. Champaign, Ill.: Research, 1973.Google Scholar
  3. Weiss, R. L., Hops, H., & Patterson, G. R. A framework for conceptualizing marital conflict, a technology for altering it, some data for evaluating it. In L. A. Hamerlynck, L. C. Handy, & E. J. Mash (Eds.), Behavior change: Methodology, concepts and practice. Champaign, Ill.: Research, 1973.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert P. Liberman
    • 1
    • 2
  • Eugenie G. Wheeler
    • 3
  • Louis A. J. M. de Visser
    • 4
    • 5
  • Julie Kuehnel
    • 1
    • 6
  • Timothy Kuehnel
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.University of CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.Camarillo State HospitalCamarilloUSA
  3. 3.Oxnard Community Mental Health CenterOxnardUSA
  4. 4.Loyola-Marymount UniversityLos AngelesUSA
  5. 5.Santa Clara High SchoolOxnardUSA
  6. 6.California Lutheran CollegeThousand OaksUSA

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