PracticePlanners(R) Series Preface xiii Acknowledgments xvii Introduction 1 Sample Treatment Plan 10 Alcohol Abuse 14 Anger 23 Anxiety 33 Blame 43 Blended Family Problems 49 Communication 56 Dependency 65 Depression Due to Relationship Problems 72 Depression Independent of Relationship Problems 79 Disillusionment with Relationship 86 Eating Disorders 93 Financial Conflict 99 Infidelity 105 Internet Sexual Use 115 Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Intimate Terrorism 123 Intimate Partner Violence Situational (Bi-Directional) Couple Violence 133 Intolerance 141 Jealousy 151 Job Stress 161 Life-Changing Events 167 Loss of Love/Affection 173 Midlife Transition Problems 180 Only One Partner Willing to Attend Therapy 188 Parenting Conflicts Adolescents 197 Parenting Conflicts Children 207 Personality Differences 216 Psychological Abuse 220 Recreational Activities Dispute 227 Religious/Spirituality Differences 233 Retirement 241 Separation and Divorce 250 Sexual Abuse 260 Sexual Dysfunction 267 Transition to Parenthood Strains 274 Work/Home Role Strain 283 Appendix A: Bibliotherapy Suggestions 293 Appendix B: Professional References for Evidence-Based Chapters 303 Appendix C: Index of DSM-IV-TR Codes Associated with Presenting Problems 325 Appendix D: Situational Analysis Form 331
ARTHUR E. JONGSMA, Jr., PhD, is the Series Editor for the bestselling Practice Planners (R). Since 1971, he has provided professional mental health services to both inpatient and outpatient clients. He was the founder and director of Psychological Consultants, a group private practice in Grand Rapids, Michigan, for twenty-five years. He is the author or coauthor of over forty books and conducts training workshops for mental health professionals around the world. K. DANIEL O'LEARY, PhD, is a Distinguished Professor of Clinical Psychology in the Department of Psychology at Stony Brook University, State University of New York. His current research focuses on physical and psychological aggression in intimate relations and factors in marriage that lead to clinical depression. RICHARD E. HEYMAN, PhD, is a Research Professor of Clinical Psychology in the Department of Psychology at Stony Brook University, State University of New York. Dr. Heyman's research program focuses on the development and maintenance of family problems.