Recommended self-help books for families experiencing divorce: A specialized form of bibliotherapy
The use of self-help books in clinical practice is a specialized form of bibliotherapy. This article provides a brief overview of the history of self-help books in clinical practice and information on the professional groups likely to use books in treatment. The author presents practical clinical applications for using self-help books in clinical practice. It is suggested that self-help books can be viewed as a useful technique that compliments a managed care approach to mental health. The article includes examples of books that practitioners will find useful for helping families deal with divorce.
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Pardeck, John T. "Recommended self-help books for families experiencing divorce: a specialized form of bibliotherapy." Psychotherapy in private practice 15, no. 1 (1996): 45-58.
Psychotherapy in Private Practice