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Author Walter, John L., 1945-

Title Becoming solution-focused in brief therapy / John L. Walter, Jane E. Peller
Published New York ; [Great Britain] : Brunner/Mazel, [1992]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  616.8914 Wal/Bsf  AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 271 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Becoming solution-focused : it starts with a question -- Assumptions of a solution-focused approach -- A positive start -- Well-defined goals -- pathways of constructing solutions -- The hypothetical solution frame -- The exceptions frame -- Positive feedback -- What do we do next? : "Every session is the first, every session is the last" -- Enhancing "agency" : facilitating what seems out of control as within control -- The interactional matrix -- "But I want them to be different" : when someone else is defined as the problem -- Cooperating -- Putting it all together : case examples -- Voluntary or involuntary : a basic distinction -- The involuntary client -- It ends with a working solution -- A final word
Analysis Brief psychotherapy
Problem Solving
Notes Includes indexes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 260-262) and indexes
Subject Brief psychotherapy -- Methods.
Brief psychotherapy.
Problem solving.
Solution-focused brief therapy.
Solution-focused therapy.
Psychotherapy, Brief.
Problem Solving.
Psychotherapy, Brief -- methods.
Author Peller, Jane E.
LC no. 91043491
ISBN 0876306539