Stepping In, Stepping Out

Creating Stepfamily Rhythm
Author(s): Joshua M. Gold
Original Publish Date: Nov 17, 2015
Product Number: EB00630243
Released: Dec 22, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781119246558
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This much-needed resource offers insight into building and maintaining satisfying and successful stepfamily relationships. As the number of stepfamilies continues to increase, counselors and other mental health professionals are likely to encounter clients seeking help in navigating these often complicated relationships. In this book, Dr. Gold emphasizes the principles and practices of narrative therapy as a means to address key concerns within the family system, reauthor dominant social myths surrounding stepfamily life, and create realistic treatment plans that are inclusive of all members of the family. Detailing the inherent strengths and challenges of the stepfamily experience, he provides an in-depth examination of the roles of each member in a blended family, including stepfathers and stepmothers, ex-spouses, grandparents, and children. This book is an excellent guide to thoughtful, practical, and empirically validated interventions for helping stepfamilies thrive. *Requests for digital versions from ACA can be found on  *To purchase print copies, please visit the ACA <>*Reproduction requests for material from books published by ACA should be directed to <>.

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