The Marital and Family Therapy (MFT) faculty at The University of San Diego have published multiple books and journal articles on a variety of family therapy topics. Many of the books and articles are based on our experience in training beginning family therapists.
Books by University of San Diego MFT Faculty:
|ESSENTIAL SKILLS IN FAMILY THERAPY, Second Edition, From the First Interview to Termination (Patterson, Williams, Edwards, Chamow, Grauf-Grounds) This bestselling textbook prepares students and new therapists to work confidently and effectively in real-world clinical practice with families. Includes vivid case examples, sample forms and quick-reference tables that enhance the utility of the text. This book has been translated in Japanese, Korean and Chinese.To see reviews, table of contents, chapters or to purchase this book: Amazon Guilford Press|
|THE THERAPIST’S GUIDE TO PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY: Working with Patients, Families, and Physicians to Optimize Care (Patterson, Albala, McCahill, Edwards) An indispensable guide to psychotropic medications which includes: when and how to make medication referrals, how to answer patients’ questions and help them handle problems that arise, and how to combine medication and psychotherapy effectively. This book is also published in Portugese.To see reviews, table of contents, chapters, or to purchase this book: Amazon Guilford Press|
|MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS IN MEDICAL SETTINGS: A Primer (Patterson, Peek, Heinrich, Bischoff, Scherger)
A helpful book for both students and practicing mental health practitioners that illustrates the importance of taking an integrated approach to health care and outlines the skills that a mental health professional needs for working in a medical setting.To see reviews, table of contents, chapters or to purchase this book: Amazon Norton
|ESSENTIAL ASSESSMENT SKILLS FOR COUPLE AND FAMILY THERAPISTS (Williams, Edwards, Patterson & Chamow, in press)To purchase this book: Amazon Guilford Press|
|Using Research to Enhance Clinical Practice: A Basic Primer for Family Therapists (Williams, Patterson, Edwards, New York, Guilford Press (In Press))|