Titel: Infertility & Identity
Autor/en: Lara Deveraux, Ann Jackoway Hammerman
New Strategies for Treatment.
9:B&W 6 x 9 in or 229 x 152 mm Case Laminate on Creme w/Gloss Lam.
John Wiley & Sons
8. Mai 1998 - gebunden - 336 Seiten
A new model for treating infertility
This new book offers a revolutionary clinical model for treating individuals and couples who are infertile. The authors reveal how infertility profoundly affects a sense of identity and colors the most intimate relationships with family and friAnds. Step by step, this vital resource, shows clinicians how they can learn to support clients in overcoming their inevitable sense of loss and help them to regain their power.
The authors' advocacy of acceptance of infertility is a liberating approach for families who have been struggling to resolve' these life long issues. This original book . . . .Can change your life.
--Linda Perilstein, executive director, Cradle of Hope Adoption Center, Washington, DC
Part One: Preparing the Therapist; 1. Pioneering a New Model of Treatment; 2. Learning the Essential Skills of Infertility Counseling; Part Two: Understanding the Client Experience with Infertility; 3. Recognizing the Impact of Infertility; 4. Identifying Specific Responses to Infertility; Part Three: Strategies for Treatment; 5. Coping with Reproductive Loss; 6. Dealing with Sexuality and Infertility; 7. Considering Alternatives to Biological Parenting; 8. Coping with Recurring Grief and Doubt; 9. Regaining a Healthy Identity; Part Four: Session Plans; Assessment, Grief, Decision-Making, Special Concerns, Infertility and Identity, Self-Advocacy, Financial Planning, Alternatives to Biological Parenting, Termination; AppAndices: A: Exercises; B: Suggested Reading and Viewing Lists; C: Resources; D: Alternatives to Biological Parenting: Practical Considerations
ANN JACKOWAY HAMMERMAN are clinical social workers in private practice with Clayton Counseling Associates in St. Louis, Missouri.
"A liberating approach for families who have been struggling to resolve' these lifelong issues. This original book should be read by therapists, adoption professionals, clients, and anyone touched by infertility. It can change your life." --Linda Perilstein, executive director, Cradle of Hope Adoption Center, Washington, DC"Finally, there is an explanation and hope given to all clients who are suffering needlessly. I highly recommAnd this book for all professionals anxious to see their clients get off the sidelines and onto the court of their lives." --Teri Clemens, Adoptive mother of six and head volleyball coach of the Washington University National Championship Bears"The authors' new treatment strategy is the best approach to infertility counseling there is. This book is both pragmatic and compassionate. Finally, there is an explanation and hop given to all clients who are suffering needlessly. I highly recommAnd this book for all professionals anxious to see their clients get off the sidelines and onto the count of their lives." --Teri Clemens, Adoptive mother of 6 and Head Volleyball Coach of the Washington University National Championship Bears"The book provides an interesting and helpful analysis for attorneys, agency workers, court personnel, and other professionals involved in the adoption process. We recommAnd it highly as a key to better understanding on the part of all such concerned professionals." --Dudley C. Dunlop, attorney at law, St. Louis (Clayton), Missouri"This book covers a difficult aspect of infertility treatment! It is oriented toward learning how to live despite grief and loss. It is the type of book that I hope all professionals will read because when professionals read it, patients will benefit from its wisdom." --Sherman J. Silber, M.D., director, Infertility Center of St. Louis