Doing Therapy Briefly
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BeschreibungWith lengthy waiting lists, reduced resources and demands for more clearly defined performance outcomes, more and more counsellors, psychotherapists and psychologists are finding themselves under pressure to provide short-term treatment for their patients. In this book the authors argue that to work briefly counsellors need not just use a diluted version of their usual longer-term therapeutic model. They suggest that to work briefly is to work differently and they present the basic principles underlying a new trans-theoretical model.
About the Authors
Introduction and Overview of Time Sensitive Therapy
Exploring 'Brief' and 'Time Sensitive Therapy'
Therapy as Conversation
'How Have You Managed To Cope So Well?'
Preparing For The First Therapy Session: Some Parameters To Consider
Outline of The First Therapy Session: A 'Map' For Practise
Working Positively and Briefly With a Teenager With a Serious Medical Condition: A Case Study
Getting Unstuck in Therapy: Adversity as Opportunity
Cognitive-Behavioural Interventions: Briefly Focused
Endings and Closure in Therapy
Brief Therapy in Managed Care
PortraitRobert Bor, Sheila Gill, Riva Miller and Christine Parrott
Pressestimmen'If you're not familiar with - or even wary of - brief or time-limited approaches to counselling, this book provides a comprehensive introduction that could challenge your way of thinking. The whole theory behind brief thereapy is in fact an incentive to be present, to check everything out with the client, not to let things slide, hoping that they will come up later. The time is now.' - Sarah Luczaj, CounsellingResource.com, April 2008
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2003
Seitenanzahl: 202 Seiten