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In Quest of the Mythical Mate (Hard Cover Book)

In Quest of the Mythical Mate (Hard Cover Book)


Improve your confidence and expertise with couples.


This classic text presents theory and application of the Developmental Model of Couples Therapy (Bader-Pearson Model). Two different diagnostic techniques sharpen your assessment of the couple’s stage and present targeted interventions for couples at any of the different stages. Chapters discuss unique dynamics of Conflict-Avoidant and Hostile-Dependent couples. Concludes with a 7-page chart summarizing the developmental task, the developmental stalemate, the diagnosis, and specific treatment interventions for each stage of development.

Awarded the Clark Vincent Award by the California Association of Marital & Family Therapists for an outstanding contribution to the field of marital therapy.

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