This is a ground breaking and long overdue book that proposes a variety of innovative and practical strategies to address relevant issues for African American men in micro-practice approaches, such as individual, couple, family, and group treatment issues as well as macropractice approaches, such as policy formulation, program development, and community practice. This well documented book is informed by the authors’ years of qualitative research and their considerable years of clinical experience with African American men.
Chapter 5: Couple Therapy with African American Men
The African American conjugal dyad is the most neglected subsystem in the clinical practice literature. Even within the clinical practice literature on the various dyads and subsystems within the Black family, the clinical literature on African American couples is quite sparse. Needless to say, ...