MFT Exam Secrets Study Guide

  • Filename: mft-exam-secrets-study-guide.
  • ISBN: 1610720156
  • Release Date: 2014-03-31
  • Number of pages: 100
  • Author: Mometrix Media LLC
  • Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC



***Includes Practice Test Questions*** MFT Exam Secrets helps you ace the Examination in Marital and Family Therapy, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive MFT Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. MFT Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to MFT Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; Comprehensive sections including: General Systems Theory, Bowenian Approach, Communication Theory, Strategic Family Therapy, Psychoanalytic Family Therapy, MRI Model for Therapy, Cybernetics Model, Crisis Intervention, Emotional Reactivity, Feminist Family Therapy Approach, Parent Management Training, Constructivism, John E. Bell, Milton Erickson, Mimesis Model, Cognitive Theory of Personality, False Self, SORKC Model, Dyadic Model, Koestler, Mirroring, Accordion Family, Dyadic Adjustment Scale, MMPI-2, Family Life Cycle, MRI Assessment, Structural Family Therapy, Paradoxical Injunction, Attachment Theory, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Systematic Desensitization, Carl Whitaker, Premack Principle, Triangulation, Circular Questioning, Behavior Focused Intervention, and much more...

Mft Exam Study Guide

  • Filename: mft-exam-study-guide.
  • ISBN: 1939587913
  • Release Date: 2013-11-09
  • Number of pages: 114
  • Author: Trivium Test Prep Staff
  • Publisher:



Think all MFT exam study guides are the same? Think again! With easy to understand lessons and practice test questions designed to maximize your score, you'll be ready. You don't want to waste time - and money! - having to study all over again because you didn't get effective studying in. You want to accelerate your education, not miss opportunities for starting your future career! Every year, thousands of people think that they are ready for the Marriage and Family Therapy exam, but realize too late when they get their score back that they were not ready at all. They weren't incapable, and they certainly did their best, but they simply weren't studying the right way. There are a variety of methods to prepare for the MFT Exam....and they get a variety of results. Trivium Test Preps MFT exam Study Guide provides the information, secrets, and confidence needed to get you the score you need - the first time around. Losing points on the Marriage and Family Therapy exam can cost you precious time, money, and effort that you shouldn't have to spend. What is in the book? In our MFT study guide, you get the most comprehensive review of all tested concepts. The subjects are easy to understand, and fully-explained example questions to ensure that you master the material. Best of all, we show you how this information will be applied on the real exam; MFT practice questions are included so that you can know, without a doubt, that you are prepared. Our study guide is streamlined and concept-driven - not filled with excess junk, silly attempts at humor, or confusing filler - so you get better results through more effective study time. Why spend days or even weeks reading through meaningless junk, trying to sort out the helpful information from the fluff? We give you everything you need to know in a concise, comprehensive, and effective package.

Preparing for the California MFT Law and Ethics Exam

  • Filename: preparing-for-the-california-mft-law-and-ethics-exam.
  • ISBN: 0988875985
  • Release Date: 2015-11-30
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: Benjamin E. Caldwell
  • Publisher:



Starting January 1, 2016, Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) Interns in California will need to take the state's MFT Law and Ethics Exam in their first year of intern registration. Currently-registered interns will need to take the test for their 2016 or 2017 renewals, depending on the intern's specific renewal date.This text is designed to prepare you for the California MFT Law & Ethics Exam. It is quick and efficient, focused squarely on the information you need to know for the test. It addresses each and every one of the 121 "knowledge statements" the BBS uses when developing the exam itself. By using this book, you can go into your exam confident and well-prepared.

Practice Tests for the California MFT Law and Ethics Exam

  • Filename: practice-tests-for-the-california-mft-law-and-ethics-exam.
  • ISBN: 0996490817
  • Release Date: 2016-08-01
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: Benjamin E. Caldwell
  • Publisher:



Two full-length practice exams for the California Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) Law and Ethics Exam. Each exam consists of 75 questions with full rationales for each answer.

Family Therapy An Overview

  • Filename: family-therapy-an-overview.
  • ISBN: 9781133711049
  • Release Date: 2012-01-01
  • Number of pages: 600
  • Author: Herbert Goldenberg
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning



This current, engaging, and practice-oriented text is your complete resource for mastering the many facets of family therapy. In this eighth edition, the authors provide practice-oriented content that will help you become an empathic and effective family therapist. The new edition includes the latest references and contemporary thinking on central issues such as family resiliency, alternative forms of family life today, gender, culture, and ethnic considerations. A new feature, Thinking like a Clinician, helps students to reflect on practice issues related to each chapter. This edition also contains the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Code of Ethics--a great reference that will help you understand the importance of ethical practices. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The CBT Toolbox

  • Filename: the-cbt-toolbox.
  • ISBN: 9781936128303
  • Release Date: 2012-11-01
  • Number of pages: 357
  • Author: Jeff Riggenbach
  • Publisher: PESI Publishing & Media



Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) is the most empirically supported form of treatment for a broad range of psychological problems. The CBT Toolbox is not a “one strategy fits all” book or approaches. Rather, you will receive exercises that integrate research with practical application for specific symptom sets with the necessary depth to create meaningful change. The CBT Toolbox will provide you with effective and easy-to-use tools for: • Depression • Anxiety • Impulsive and Destructive Behaviors • Problem Solving • Toxic Relationships • Stress Management • and much more… Theoretically sound, yet practical and easy to use, The CBT Toolbox guides you through evidence based exercises to help navigate the road to recovery. A client on their own or for use in a therapeutic setting, this book will teach how to overcome unhealthy patterns, providing fresh and proven approaches to help: • identify triggers for a variety of psychological problems • create step by step plans to improve self-worth • dismiss dysfunctional thinking • track and monitor anger • find calm in stressful situations • break destructive patterns in toxic relationships • defeat depression

Encyclopedia of Counseling

  • Filename: encyclopedia-of-counseling.
  • ISBN: 9781317370307
  • Release Date: 2017-04-21
  • Number of pages: 762
  • Author: Howard Rosenthal
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis



With more questions and answers than any other edition, the Encyclopedia of Counseling, Fourth Edition, is still the only book you need to pass the NCE, CPCE, and other counseling exams. Every chapter has new and updated material and is still written in Dr. Rosenthal's lively, user-friendly style counselors know and love. The book’s new and improved coverage incorporates a range of vital topics, including social media, group work in career counseling, private practice and nonprofit work, addictions, neurocounseling, research trends, the DSM-5, the new ACA and NBCC codes of ethics, and much, much more.

Emotional Cutoff

  • Filename: emotional-cutoff.
  • ISBN: 0789014602
  • Release Date: 2003
  • Number of pages: 500
  • Author: Peter Titelman
  • Publisher: Psychology Press



Widen your therapeutic focus and help your family therapy clients learn to bridge generational separation! This book delivers professional insights on one of the least understood but most important of Bowen's concepts—emotional cutoff. The first book on this subject, Emotional Cutoff: Bowen Family Systems Theory Perspectives examines this aspect of Bowen family system theory and shows how emotional cutoff can be understood and addressed in therapy. Emotional Cutoff also provides beneficial case examples, empirically based studies, helpful figures, and family diagrams. This information-packed volume includes a chapter by the developers of Family of Origin Response Survey (FORS)—an instrument that measures the degree to which one is emotionally reactive to their mother or father—that outlines the process and its scoring methodology and demonstrates its reliability. The book also includes chapters on emotional cutoff and societal processes—and even how emotional cutoff manifests in the animal kingdom! From the editor: “In this book, the phenomenon of emotional cutoff is explored from many perspectives. The contributors have illustrated the presence of cutoff in non-human species, in relation to evolutionary theory, brain physiology, reproduction, in the lives of therapists and the individuals and families they work with in clinical practice, and in societal emotional process—in a variety of contexts. In addition, the development of an instrument for measuring emotional cutoff is presented.” Emotional Cutoff is a comprehensive examination of this fascinating aspect of Bowen family systems theory, including: a theoretical overview—as well as a look at cutoff in various animal species and an examination of the way the physiology of the human brain is related to the phenomenon of emotional cutoff bridging emotional cutoff in the therapist's own family, as related by three Bowen systems therapists and a genealogist who is trained in Bowen theory—essential reading for all therapists! research and clinical applications—including interventions you can put into practice right away with clients who are dealing with divorce, depression, domestic violence, or child abuse societal applications—a look at emotional cutoff and societal process in Russian citizens, in Holocaust survivors, in immigrants, and in Israeli/Palestinian relations Emotional Cutoff: Bowen Family Systems Theory Perspectives provides exciting possibilities for treating emotional cutoff in people trying to manage their unresolved issues. It is an essential resource for family therapists, counselors, pastoral counselors, family-oriented psychologists, social workers, psychiatrists, and psychiatric nurses.

Human Intimacy Marriage the Family and Its Meaning

  • Filename: human-intimacy-marriage-the-family-and-its-meaning.
  • ISBN: 9781285633046
  • Release Date: 2013-02-08
  • Number of pages: 624
  • Author: Frank D. Cox
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning



Offering a positive view of the family, Cox's HUMAN INTIMACY: MARRIAGE, THE FAMILY, AND ITS MEANING, Eleventh Edition discusses the characteristics of successful intimate relationships, and teaches the decision-making skills that lead to strong marriages and families. You'll find coverage of such topics as diversity within the American family (including rural and military families), gay marriage, singles, cohabitation, gender roles, theories of love, date rape and courtship violence, and parenting and life stages. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Lange Q A USMLE Step 2 CK Sixth Edition

  • Filename: lange-q-a-usmle-step-2-ck-sixth-edition.
  • ISBN: 0071643184
  • Release Date: 2008-03-10
  • Number of pages: 440
  • Author: Carlyle H. Chan
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



Everything you need to ace the USMLE Step 2 CK All questions are in proper USMLE format....[The book] is well-organized by subject matter for efficient review of weaknesses."--Rebecca Mallo, Medical Student, University of Washington School of Medicine LANGE Q&ATM: USMLE Step 2 CK is a comprehensive Q&A review of the core topics tested on the exam. Chapters are organized by subject to help you assess your strengths and weaknesses and focus on your problem areas. One complete practice test, formatted as 8 blocks of 46 questions -- just like the USMLE -- simulates the exam experience. Explanations discuss correct and incorrect answer options for a complete, high-yield review and all questions are in board format. FEATURES: 1,100+ USMLE Step 2 CK format questions Comprehensive 360+ question practice exam for self-evaluation Detailed explanations of both correct and incorrect answers Color photos you'll need to recognize on exam day The latest information on preventive medicine

Narrative Means to Therapeutic Ends

  • Filename: narrative-means-to-therapeutic-ends.
  • ISBN: 0393700984
  • Release Date: 1990
  • Number of pages: 229
  • Author: Michael White
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company



White and Epston base their therapy on the assumption that people experience problems when the stories of their lives, as they or others have invented them, do not sufficiently represent their lived experience. Therapy then becomes a process of storying or restorying the lives and experiences of these people. In this way narrative comes to play a central role in therapy. Both authors share delightful examples of a storied therapy that privileges a person’s lived experience, inviting a reflexive posture and encouraging a sense of authorship and reauthorship of one’s experiences and relationships in the telling and retelling of one’s story.

10 Principles for Doing Effective Couples Therapy Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology

  • Filename: 10-principles-for-doing-effective-couples-therapy-norton-series-on-interpersonal-neurobiology.
  • ISBN: 9780393710502
  • Release Date: 2015-10-26
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: Julie Schwartz Gottman
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company



From the country’s leading couple therapist duo, a practical guide to what makes it all work. In 10 Principles for Doing Effective Couples Therapy, two of the world’s leading couple researchers and therapists give readers an inside tour of what goes on inside the consulting rooms of their practice. They have been doing couples work for decades and still find it challenging and full of learning experiences. This book distills the knowledge they've gained over their years of practice into ten principles at the core of good couples work. Each principle is illustrated with a clinically compiled case plus personal side-notes and storytelling. Topics addressed include: • You know that you need to “treat the relationship,” but how are you supposed to get at something as elusive as “a relationship”? • How do you empathize with both clients if they have opposite points of view? Later on, if they end up separating does that mean you’ve failed? Are you only successful if you keep couples together? • Compared to an individual client, a relationship is an entirely different animal. What should you do first? What should you look for? What questions should you ask? If clients give different answers, who should you believe? • What are you supposed to do with all the emotional and personal history that your clients stir up in you? • How can you make your work research-based? No one who works with couples will want to be without the insight, guidance, and strategies offered in this book.

Did My First Mother Love Me

  • Filename: did-my-first-mother-love-me.
  • ISBN: 0930934857
  • Release Date: 1994
  • Number of pages: 47
  • Author: Kathryn Ann Miller
  • Publisher: Morning Glory Press (CA)



When young Morgan asks, "Did my first mother love me?" her adoptive mother reads her a letter written by Morgan’s birth mother. This birth mother’s love, concern, and caring for her child come through loud and clear as she explains the kind of life she wants for her child. Sadly, she explains, she cannot provide that life for her child, so she has given her a different set of parents. “My dearest child, to your parents I have given the precious gift of you,” she writes. A reassuring story, this book can be adapted to the reader’s family situation.

Real World Clinical Social Work

  • Filename: real-world-clinical-social-work.
  • ISBN: 1929109504
  • Release Date: 2015-09-17
  • Number of pages: 223
  • Author: Danna R. Bodenheimer
  • Publisher: New Social Worker Press



Social work graduate school is only the beginning of your preparation for professional life in the real world as a clinical social worker. Dr. Danna Bodenheimer serves as a mentor or a supportive supervisor as she shares practice wisdom on topics such as thinking clinically, developing a theoretical orientation, considering practice settings, and coping with money issues. She addresses the importance of supervision and how to use it wisely. A frank discussion on the important and rarely-talked-about issue of loving one's client is followed by a practical look at next steps-post-graduate options and finding your life's work in clinical social work. Altogether, Real World Clinical Social Work will serve to empower you as you find your own voice, your own way, and your own professional identity. What People Are Saying Reading Danna Bodenheimer's Real World Clinical Social Work: Find Your Voice and Find Your Way is like spending a weekend in a wonderful candid conversation with many of our favorite theorists! ....In language that is accessible, oftentimes metaphoric, and yet not at all simplistic, this book also introduces us to some of the clinical experiences of clients and therapists through an interweaving of their stories and theories. Just prior to presenting us with a thoughtful array of "post graduate options" for further learning and development, Bodenheimer explores the dimensions and dilemmas associated with still-controversial subjects like clients' transference and clinicians' countertransference, including feelings of love. Whether just entering the world of a master's-prepared social worker or having spent decades as an agency-based or private practitioner, an educator, or an administrator in the social services, spending time with Real World Clinical Social Work is a real gift to yourself and everyone you serve. Darlyne Bailey, Ph.D, ACSW, LISW Dean, Professor, and MSS Program Director Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research, Bryn Mawr College As students graduate from our MSW program, they often express a mix of excitement and anticipation about beginning social work practice. They almost always wonder, "Am I ready to do this work?" Dr. Bodenheimer's book is a wonderful bridge for new graduates as they move from the support of graduate education and agency supervision to independent practitioners. Using years of teaching and astute practice experience, she provides continued education, support, and clinical insight. While grounded solidly in practice theory, Dr. Bodenheimer guides practitioners to find their own practice wisdom and style that is so essential to the social work profession. No doubt, new social workers will find this an accessible, practical primer...and a life raft for embarking on the profession! Anne Marcus Weiss, LSW, MSW Director of Field Education University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice Danna Bodenheimer's book is the clinical supervisor you always wanted to have: brilliant yet approachable, professional yet personal, grounded and practical, yet steeped in theory, and challenging you to dig deeper. Jonathan B. Singer, Ph.D., LCSW Associate Professor of Social Work Loyola University Chicago Founder and Host, Social Work Podcast It is nearly impossible to begin a career as a budding clinical social worker without the accompaniment of a variably loud inner voice that says, "You have no idea what you are doing." Dr. Bodenheimer befriends the beginning clinician with this incredibly personable and accessible book and says, "Sure, you do." Dr. Bodenheimer uses herself as a vehicle for connection with the reader, and she speaks directly to that inner voice with compassion, understanding, and guidance. Cara Segal, Ph.D. Smith College School for Social Work, faculty Private Practitioner, Northampton, MA

CNRN Exam Secrets Study Guide

  • Filename: cnrn-exam-secrets-study-guide.
  • ISBN: 1609714350
  • Release Date: 2014-03-31
  • Number of pages: 182
  • Author: Mometrix Media
  • Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc



***Includes Practice Test Questions*** CNRN Exam Secrets helps you ace the Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive CNRN Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. CNRN Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to CNRN Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; Comprehensive sections including: Dementia, Spinal Vasculature, Partial Seizure, Glasgow Coma Scale, Degenerative Disc Disease, Benign Essential Tremor, Sleep Apnea, Epilepsy, Cervical Strain, Radiation Therapy, Hypertension, Aphasia, Cerebral Palsy, Secondary Cellular Injury, Pharmacotherapy, Computed Tomography, LOC, Syringomyelia, Dystonia Classifications, Chronic Pain Management, Vertigo, Lyme Disease, Hemifacial Spasm, TIA, Glioma, Bell's Palsy, Parasomnias, Lacunar Strokes, Thrombolytic Therapy, International Normalized Ratio, PTT, t-PA, NIHSS, Dermal Sinus, Geriatric Depression, Lumbar-Level Herniated Disc, Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, Posterior Fossa, Neurofibromatosis type I, Penumbra, and much more...

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