ERIC Number: ED190967
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Marriage Counseling. Searchlight Plus: Relevant Resources in High Interest Areas. No. 51+.
This paper provides a review of the articles and documents on the topic of marriage counseling, as identified by a computer search of the ERIC data base from November 1966 through December 1979. The materials address the following topics: (1) the history of marriage counseling; (2) counseling techniques including conjoint family therapy, cotherapy and group therapy; and (3) trends such as pre- and post-marital counseling and sex therapy. The field of family therapy is examined in terms of its origins and counseling approaches. Additionally, issues such as the influence of the feminist movement on marriage counseling, training and licensure requirements, and the professional role of counselors are discussed. The complete computer search of annotated ERIC documents and journal articles is also provided as a resource for the user. (HLM)
Descriptors: Adults, Counseling Techniques, Counselor Role, Counselor Training, Family Counseling, Intervention, Literature Reviews, Marriage Counseling, Resource Materials, Spouses, State of the Art Reviews, Therapy
ERIC/CAPS, 2108 School of Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 ($2.50).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Information Analyses; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Counseling and Personnel Services, Ann Arbor, MI.