Medical Family Therapy

About the Course:

This book offers an approach to psychotherapy that addresses the psychological and interpersonal problems that arise with an illness, accident, or intractable medical problem, and shows therapists how they can work together with other health professionals to coordinate care for the benefit of patients and their families.

Author

McDaniel, Susan, Ph.D., Hepworth, Jeri, Ph.D. & Doherty, William, Ph.D.

About the Author:

Susan H. McDaniel, Ph.D., is professor and director of the Division of Family Programs in Psychiatry and co-director of Psychosocial Programs in Family Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. She lives in Rochester, New York. Jeri Hepworth, Ph.D., is professor, associate residency director, and director of Behavioral Sciences in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center. She lives in Willington, Connecticut. William J. Doherty, Ph.D., is professor of Family Social Science and director of the Marriage and Family Therapy Program at the University of Minnesota. He lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Course Objectives:

  1. to be able to coordinate care with other health professionals dealing with medical problems

  2. to be able to understand the psychological and interpersonal problems that arise with an illness, accident, or intractable medical problem

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