This indispensable manual presents the leading empirically supported treatment approach for adolescents with anorexia nervosa (AN).
What sets family-based treatment apart is the central role played by parents and siblings throughout therapy.
The book gives practitioners a clear framework for mobilizing parents to promote their child's weight restoration and healthy eating; improving parent-child relationships; and getting adolescent development back on track.
Each phase of therapy is described in session-by-session detail.
In-depth case illustrations show how to engage clients while flexibly implementing the validated treatment procedures. New to This Edition *Reflects the latest knowledge on AN and its treatment, including additional research supporting the approach. *Clarifies key concepts and techniques. *Chapter on emerging directions in training and treatment dissemination. *Many new clinical strategies.