Chapter 6. Communication Training

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

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470690420.ch6

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) Communication Training, 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.ch6

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:

  • communication training;
  • political control;
  • therapeutic programmes;
  • behavioural-systems approach;
  • reciprocity negotiation

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The use of communication training within the framework of a behavioural-systems approach

  • What then are the communication skills which facilitate good relationships within couples?

  • Guidelines for the therapist who wishes to encourage good communication

  • Encouraging mutual exchange of emotional messages

  • Choosing alternative interventions if communication training is too difficult