About the Editors. Contributors. Napier, Sprenkle, Foreword. Preface: Tribute to William C. Nichols Jr., EdD. Part I: An Overview. Livingston, Bowen, Treating Divorcing Families in Family Therapy: A Literature Review. Charny, Staying Together or Separating and Divorcing: Helping Couples Process Their Choices. Lee, An Ecosystemic Look at the Rights of Children in Divorce. Part II: Models and Issues. Armour, Systemic Dynamics and Interventions for Selected Marital Conflicts. Ball, Hiebert, Four Predivorce Marital Typologies That Aid Clinical Assessment. Bigner, Disclosing Gay or Lesbian Orientation Within Marriage: A Systems Perspective. Harway, Issues of Separation and Divorce in Families Affected by Domestic Violence. Seltzer, Children's Voices in the Midst of Parental Breakup: A Qualitative Study of Trauma in "Ordinary" Families. Herman, The Influence of Divorce on Children: A Special Focus on Iceland. Kaslow, Postdivorce Relatedness Between Parents, Their Divorced Sons, and Their Grandchildren: A Pilot Study.
"...provides a wealth of information about divorce for beginning and seasoned therapists alike...bridge[s] the gap between legal and mental health disciplines. Everett and Lee provide a concise review of the current literature while offering readers with best practices for working with divorcing families...an invaluable addition to the library of new and seasoned therapists. For beginning therapists, it gives numerous examples of challenges the reader may face when working with divorcing families. For the accomplished therapist, this book covers many possible scenarios that are likely to occur at some point in the therapist's career, as well as challenge therapists' biases about divorce... a valuable resource."
- Brandy M. Lucas, M.S., Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy