Review ‘For therapists who want an introduction to the history of assessment processes and a thorough presentation of an operative family assessment model, they can find no better one than Family Life Space Drawing by Beeton and Clark. This experienced couple offer a process that is comprehensive and effective for all therapists working with couples and families who want to update their assessment skills.’
Harville Hendrix, Ph. D. and Helen LaKelly Hunt, Ph. D. authors of Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples. ‘Beeton and Clark have made a remarkable contribution to pioneering family therapy assessment resources. Their publication is dedicated to the Family Life Space Drawing, a graphic multilevel assessment instrument. It effectively assists in identifying and utilizing reciprocal and complex communication feedback loops. The authors provide an easy-to-read review of the measure’s origins which is backed by theoretical constructs and research. This user-friendly manual includes individual, couples, and family multicultural and international examples taken from a variety of settings. This is an excellent resource for family therapy educators, researchers, and clinicians alike.’
Noah Hass-Cohen, PsyD, MA, ATR-BC, Associate Professor, Couples Family Therapy Masters and Doctoral Programs, California School of Professional Psychology Read more About the Author Theresa Beeton has over 40 years of experience as a social worker. She has worked in social service agencies and mental health centers in public and private settings with people of all ages and backgrounds. Her work with clients includes adoptions, foster care, crisis intervention, as well as a wide range of mental health concerns.
Ronald Clark is a private practitioner in the area of couple counseling and family therapy. In addition to providing direct services to clients of all ages and backgrounds, he has been a faculty member of The Catholic University of America teaching graduate students of social work. He came to the mental health field after serving as a Marine Corps officer. Read more