Robert Taibbi, LCSW, has more than 40 years' experience as a clinician, supervisor, and clinical director, primarily in community mental health, and is currently in private practice in Charlottesville, Virginia. He is the author of several books, including Doing Couple Therapy, as well as over 300 magazine and journal articles, and writes a column entitled Fixing Families for Psychology Today online. He provides training both nationally and internationally in couple therapy, family therapy, brief therapy, and clinical supervision.
1. Family Therapy: Welcome to Oz 2. Core Concepts: Process, Patterns, Problems, and Resistance 3. The Basic Six 4. In the Beginning: Great Expectations 5. In the Beginning: Running the Sessions 6. The Middle Stage: Are We There Yet? 7. Endings: Enough Already? 8. Billy Has a Problem: Kids in the Family 9. Billy: The Story Continues—In the Middle of the Middle 10. “See How She Treats Me!”: The Parent–Adolescent Struggle 11. The Parent–Adolescent Struggle II: The Return of Ms. Harris and Ellen 12. Getting to the Core: Couple Work in Family Therapy 13. The Power of One: Individual Work in a Family Context 14. Staying Sane: Survival Tips for Therapists Suggested Reading References