Chapter 5. Reciprocity Negotiation

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

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470690420.ch5

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) Reciprocity Negotiation, 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.ch5

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:

  • reciprocity negotiation;
  • communication training;
  • negotiation skills;
  • non-verbal behaviour;
  • positive reinforcement

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Stage one - simplifying requests

  • The use of reciprocity negotiation within the framework of a behavioural-systems approach

  • Stage one of reciprocity negotiation: simplifying requests

  • Stage two: complaints become wishes

  • Stage three: working together on the tasks

  • Stage four: monitoring the tasks

  • The basic process

  • Keeping the exercise interactive

  • Notes for the therapist

  • Assessment

  • Choosing an alternative strategy