Counseling and Therapy for Couples: An Integrative Model, 1st edition

  • Mark E. Young, 
  • Sejal M. Barden, 
  • Lynn L. Long

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Counseling and Therapy for Couples presents an integrative model of couples counseling. It combines a variety of techniques from different theories. The text provides clear guidance about using techniques that match the goals of the couple. The authors introduce their Integrative Model of Couples Counseling early in the book. They provide examples of its use in every chapter. This step-by-step way of understanding how therapy develops gives you a structure to build upon. The integrative approach gives you the framework to understand therapy techniques and tailor them to meet the unique goals of the couple.

The 1st Edition includes case studies that illustrate the problems that real couples face. Discussion Questions address ethical and controversial issues that students can reflect upon.

Published by Pearson (May 27th 2021) - Copyright © 2022

ISBN-13: 9780135183915

Subject: Counseling

Category: Introduction to Counseling



  1. The Couple Is a Unique System
  2. Couples and Culture
  3. Integrative Model Part 1: Assessment and the Interactive Definition
  4. The Integrative Model Part 2: Stages 2, 3, 4, and 5
  5. The Assessment of Couples and Their Problems
  6. Techniques and Foundational Practices in Couples Counseling
  7. LGBTQ+ Couples
  8. Communication and Relationship Education
  9. Sex and Intimacy for Couples
  10. Infidelity in Couples
  11. Violence and Trauma in Couple Relationships
  12. Counseling Couples with Addictions

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