Chapter 4. The Process and Structure of Therapy: Beginnings and Endings

  1. Michael Crowe DM, FRCPsych and
  2. Jane Ridley BA (Hons), PQSW

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470690420.ch4

Therapy with Couples: A Behavioural-Systems Approach to Couple Relationship and Sexual Problems, Second Edition

Therapy with Couples: A Behavioural-Systems Approach to Couple Relationship and Sexual Problems, Second Edition

How to Cite

Crowe, M. and Ridley, J. (2000) The Process and Structure of Therapy: Beginnings and Endings, in Therapy with Couples: A Behavioural-Systems Approach to Couple Relationship and Sexual Problems, Second Edition, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470690420.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 20 NOV 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632053797

Online ISBN: 9780470690420

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Keywords:

  • couple therapy;
  • prognosis;
  • hospital-referred;
  • referral letter

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The process of engagement

  • Preparing for the first interview

  • Tasks for the first interview and for therapy generally

  • Difficulties and pitfalls

  • The process of therapy: general techniques to be used

  • Working alone

  • Ending therapy

  • Summary