Improve your confidence and expertise with couples.
This classic text presents theory and application of the Bader-Pearson Developmental Model. You will learn two different diagnostic techniques to sharpen your assessment of the couple's stage and then learn to make targeted interventions for couples at any of the different stages. Special chapters discuss the unique dynamics of the conflict avoidant and hostile-dependent couples. The book concludes with a 7 page chart summarizing the developmental task, the developmental stalemate, the diagnosis and specific treatment interventions for each stage of development.
In Quest of the Mythical Mate was awarded the Clark Vincent Award by the California Association of Marital & Family Therapists for an outstanding contribution to the field of marital therapy.
In Quest of the Mythical Mate (soft cover textbook) $42.00.