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1st Edition

Becoming Solution-Focused In Brief Therapy

ISBN 9781138009585
Published September 11, 2014 by Routledge
288 Pages

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Book Description

A practical guide to becoming solution-focused and construction solutions in brief therapy. At the core of the book is a sequence of skill-building chapters that cover all aspects of construction solutions. Each chapter explains and demonstrates a particular skill with discussion and exercises.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments, Introduction, 1. Becoming Solution-Focused, 2. Assumptions of a Solution-Focused Approach, 3. A Positive Start, 4. Weil-Defined Goals, 5. Pathways of Constructing Solutions, 6. The Hypothetical Solution Frame, 7. The Exceptions Frame, 8. Positive Feedback, 9. What Do We Do Next?, 10. Enhancing "Agency", 11. The Interactional Matrix, 12. "But I Want Them to Be Different", 13. Cooperating, 14. Putting It All Together, 15. Voluntary or Involuntary, 16. The Involuntary Client, 17. It Ends with a Working Solution, A Final Word, References, Name Index, Subject Index

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John L. Walter (Author) , Jane E. Peller (Author)