Learning Solution-Focused Therapy: An Illustrated Guide
by Anne Lutz
This book teaches readers how to practice and become competent in conducting solution-focused therapy, an area of growing interest as the emphasis on brief therapy increases. Critical to the book’s learning strategy is the generous use of case illustrations that are detailed, rich, and instructive without being overly didactic.
More Than Miracles: The State of the Art of Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
by Steve de Shazer & Yvonne Dolan
Written by pioneering experts in the field, More Than Miracles remains the authoritative text on solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT). This comprehensive resource informs practitioners and students on how to apply this practical, internationally acclaimed approach. It outlines the latest developments in the fields of family therapy, brief therapy, and psychotherapy training and practice.
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy: A Handbook of Evidenced-Based Practice
by Cynthia Franklin, Terry Trepper, Wallace Gingerich, & Eric McCollum
Reviews the current state of research on SFBT interventions and illustrates its applications with a diverse variety of populations, including domestic violence offenders, troubled and runaway youth, students, adults with substance abuse problems, and clients with schizophrenia. Includes a treatment manual, strengths-based and fidelity measures, and detailed descriptions on how to best apply SFBT.
Tales of Solutions: A Collection of Hope-Inspiring Stories
by Insoo Kim Berg and Yvonne Dolan
Cases from around the world offer inspiration and renewed energy to therapists. Clients and solution-focused therapists often accomplish remarkable results under seemingly hopeless conditions. Here mental health professionals reveal how small actions can yield big changes in people’s lives. Commentaries by the authors make this a treasury of valuable information about solution-focused therapy.
A Path With A Heart: Ericksonian Utilization With Resistant and Chronic Clients
by Yvonne Dolan
Behavioral change progression can simultaneously appear slow to clinicians yet feel terrifyingly fast to chronically mentally ill clients. This book helps bridge that gap by focusing on clients’ strengths in the context of a compassionate therapeutic relationship. When approached in a practical, gentle manner, small steps indeed can lead to significant and lasting change.
This book offers a collection of favorite and successful family therapy interventions from therapists to inspire more creative therapy methods and which may be used immediately. Each intervention includes a description of the method, followed by the specific indications and contraindications for its application, and concludes with a case illustration.
This book is the sequel to 101 Interventions in Family Therapy. Designed to appeal to professionals of beginning, intermediate, or advanced level status, 101 More Interventions in Family Therapy caters to an even broader range of ethnic, racial, gender, and class contexts than did its well-received predecessor, 101 Interventions in Family Therapy.
Family Solutions for Substance Abuse: Clinical and Counseling Approaches
by Eric E McCollum,Terry S Trepper.
This book offers an integration of solution-focused and systemic techniques to effectively treat addicts and their families, and provides a clear model of diagnosis and intervention for families. Numerous case studies and figures bring the expert advice and theory into the practical realm so the reader can choose the best strategies for helping the family heal.
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy: Its Effective Use in Agency Settings
by Teri Pichot and Yvonne Dolan
This book chronicles the lessons learned when a substance abuse counseling program switches its theoretical orientation from problem-focused to solution-focused. The book details the technical aspects of the changeover (theory, techniques, interventions, politics, and team design) as well as the personal struggles the team endured and the successes they enjoyed.
Resolving Sexual Abuse: Solution-Focused Therapy and Ericksonian Hypnosis for Adult Survivors
by Yvonne Dolan
This book provides specific and practical techniques, derived from solution-focused therapy and Ericksonian hypnosis, for the treatment of adult survivors of sexual abuse. This approach enables clients to find relief from symptoms related to the sexual abuse, to alter feelings associated with memories of trauma, and to develop a positive, practical, and healthy future orientation.
One Small Step: Moving Beyond Trauma and Therapy to a Life of Joy
by Yvonne Dolan
For survivors who wonder when they will finally feel good, the answer is now. One Small Step reminds us that living well is the best revenge and provides the knowledge and tools to fully embrace life. Organized into easy-to-follow sections, readers will find help in: * Moving Beyond Survivorhood * Enjoying the Gifts of the Present * Creating a Joyous Future * Responding to Life’s Challenges.