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The Decision to Divorce
Course - Reading
$39.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
Course - Reading
Authors:
WILLIAM DOHERTY, PH.D.
BARRY W MCCARTHY, PHD, ABPP
JEROME PRICE, MA, LMFT, LMSW
JAY LEBOW, PHD
ROB WATERS
MARIA ISSACS, PHD
LAURA MARKOWITZ, MA
Publisher:
Psychotherapy Networker
Copyright:
4/8/2013
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
NRC095568
Objectives
  • Name three common but harmful responses by therapists to couples on the brink
  • Discuss three factors that keep divorced couples attached
  • Describe the unique issues of same-sex couples considering divorce
Outline
"Couples on the Brink: Stopping the Marriage-Go-Round" by Marian Sandmaier

"The Fatally Flawed Marriage" by Barry McCarthy

"Getting Uncoupled: Anger Can Bind A Marriage Long After Divorce" by Jerome Price

"The Marriage-Preservation Debate: Reexamining the Research on Divorce" by Jay Lebow

"Judith Wallerstein and the Great Divorce Debate" by Rob Waters

"Creating the Good Divorce" by Maria Isaacs

"When Same-Sex Couples Divorce: For Gays and Lesbians, Splitting Up Can Create a Crisis of Self-Doubt" by Laura Markowitz

Author

WILLIAM DOHERTY, PH.D.

William Doherty, Ph.D., is a professor and director of the Minnesota Couples on the Brink Project at the University of Minnesota. His books include Helping Couples on the Brink of Divorce: Discernment Counseling for Troubled Relationships, with Steven Harris. He is cofounder of Better Angels, an initiative to depolarize America.

BARRY W MCCARTHY, PHD, ABPP

Barry W. McCarthy, PhD, ABPP, is a board-certified clinical psychologist (ABPP), certified marital and sex therapist, and a tenured professor of psychology at American University. His clinical expertise focused on integrating sex therapy strategies and techniques into individual and couples therapy, assessment and treatment of the most common male and female sexual problems, and a special expertise in the treatment of sexual desire disorders.

Dr. McCarthy earned his BA from Loyola University and his MA and PhD from Southern Illinois University. His professional memberships include the American Psychological Association, American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, Society for Sex Therapy and Research, and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. He is a Diplomate in sex therapy, earning this from the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists.

As a leading expert in this field, Dr. McCarthy has presented over 350 workshops around the world, and his extensive list of publications includes over 100 professional articles, 26 book chapters, and co-authorship of 14 books, including Sex Made Simple (PESI, 2015), Enduring Desire (Routledge, 2010), Discovering Your Couple Sexual Style (Routledge, 2009), Men’s Sexual Health (Routledge, 2007), Coping with Erectile Dysfunction (New Harbinger, 2004), Getting It Right the First Time (Routledge, 2004), andCoping with Premature Ejaculation (New Harbinger, 2004).

Speaker Disclosures:

Speaker Disclosures: Financial: Barry W. McCarthy receives royalties as an author for Taylor and Francis publishers and New Harbinger Publishers. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Barry W. McCarthy has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.

JEROME PRICE, MA, LMFT, LMSW

Jerome Price, MA, LMFT, LMSW, is the director and founder of the Michigan Family Institute, Inc. He is a family therapist, author and internationally recognized presenter, having written one of the better known professional books on treating adolescents (Power and Compassion, Guilford Press 1996).

JAY LEBOW, PHD

Jay Lebow, Ph.D., is a contributing editor to the Psychotherapy Networker and clinical professor at Northwestern University. He's also senior therapist and research consultant at the Family Institute at Northwestern University.

ROB WATERS

Rob Waters is the former editor of the men's health channel at WebMD and a contributing editor to the Psychotherapy Networker.

MARIA ISSACS, PHD

Maria Issacs, Ph.D., is a psychologist located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, focusing on the evaluation, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental, emotional and behavioral health issues.

LAURA MARKOWITZ, MA

Laura Markowitz is a journalist, editor and multimedia producer in Tucson, Arizona, and winner of a National Magazine Award for writing and coeditor of The Evolving Therapist: Ten Years of the Family Therapy Networker.
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Audience
Addiction Counselors, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers, Other Professions