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2018-2019 Graduate Studies Bulletin 
    
2018-2019 Graduate Studies Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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MFT 238 - Couple Therapy


Semester Hours: 4
Fall
This is a comprehensive and thorough couple therapy workshop. Through the use of role-playing, videotape, lectures and demonstrations, students are exposed to relevant theories of couple therapy. The focus is on interviewing assessment of interactional dynamics and intervention. Topics covered are: creation of positive expectancies and exchanges, cognitive restructuring, contingency contracting, and marriage enrichment. Treatment strategies are examined for a variety of problem areas such as sexual dysfunctions, child-rearing problems, partner abuse (emotional and physical), jealousy and conflicts regarding affiliation and independence.





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