Doing Something Different: Solution-Focused Brief Therapy Practices [NOOK Book]


Interventions and Practices in Solution-Focused Approaches provides readers with a plethora of ideas for practicing, training, and enjoying the solution-focused approach in therapy, consulting, supervision, and coaching.
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Doing Something Different: Solution-Focused Brief Therapy Practices

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Interventions and Practices in Solution-Focused Approaches provides readers with a plethora of ideas for practicing, training, and enjoying the solution-focused approach in therapy, consulting, supervision, and coaching.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203848630
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publication date: 5/21/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 341
  • Sales rank: 1,088,921
  • File size: 694 KB

Meet the Author

Thorana Nelson, PhD, has been practicing and teaching family therapy for over 25 years. She is currently a Professor of family therapy in the department of Family, Consumer, and Human Development at Utah State University; a clinical member and approved supervisor of AAMFT; a founding member and member of the Board of Directors of the Solution-Focused Brief Therapy Association; and an author and co-editor of several books.

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Table of Contents

Taylor, Foreword. Preface. Section One: Interventions and Practices. Visser, The Optimal Zone Scale. Thomas, 7-Eleven. Waskett, The Solution Focus: A Universal Tool. Thomas, Scaling Agency With Clients When they Begin Taking Antidepressants. Shilts, Using Scaling to Assess Couple Readiness for Therapy. Scott, Solution-Focused Assessment. Hackett, Ball, A Convergent Couple Scale. Shafer, Dis-ease Free. Switek, A Colourful Solution-Focused Game. Ziegler, “Visitor,” “Complainant,” “Customer” Revisited. Waskett, Appreciating What Works in the National Health Service. George, Sparkling Moments. Mitchell, A Singing Miracle. Fiske, A Clinical Exercise: Common Ground. Visser, Using Scales With Multiple Goals. Bodien, Focus on Microprogression in Solution-Focused Conflict Resolution. Terni, Reducing Personnel Turnover Rate from 50% to 10%. Terni, Opening for Brief Coaching Sessions. Bodien, A Solution-Focused HR Professional. Baeijaert, Stellamans, Resiliency and Challenge. Baeijaert, Stellamans, Coaching for Resilience. Trenhaile, Strength-Based School Meetings. Young, Responding to Bullying in Primary Schools. Avard, Solution Focus in UK Schools – One Therapist’s Practice. Bliss, Extreme Listening: Taught by People With Asperger Syndrome. Taylor, Big Brother. Black, Engaging the Imagination. Avard, Breaking Down Barriers. Taylor, Working With Chaotic Families. Hackett, Paper, Scissors, Stone: An Interactive Family Scale. Boyd, Watters, Diabetes Education and Support Group: A Different Conversation. Section Two: Training. Switek, How Do People Learn SFBT? Zalter, A Goal-Setting Questionnaire. Zalter, The Miracle Question. Walker, Strength Identification. Switek, Solution-Focused Dominoes. Zalter, Quotable Quotes. Freeman, E-Mail from the Future Supervision. Gorden, The Artful Diagnostician. Huibers, Circle Exercise. Johnsen, TAKEN DRUGS. Gorden, Stuck in Isomorphism and Coaxing the Way Out: Via Less Dolorosa. Fiske, Scaling Practice. Fiske, A 10-Minute Solution-Focused Interview Training Exercise. Fiske, Workplace Training Exercises. Fiske, Four Constructive Conversations. Johnsen, Description, Reflection, Speculation (DRS). Gorden, The Worst Things You Could Ever Hear in a Therapy Hour. Smock, Evidence-Based Supervision: Identifying Successful Moments of SFBT. Froerer, Smock, Training Therapists for SFBT Group Work: A Multidimensional Approach. Korman, Psychiatry Should Be a Parenthesis in People’s Lives. Simon, When the Client Doesn’t Follow the Script. Thomas, Semaphore, Metaphor...Two-by-Four. Wheeler, Certificate of Competence. Zalter, Toolbox for Work-Life Balance. Section Three: Theory. Avard, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy and Watercolours. Ziegler, Neuroscience and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy: Or How SFBT Can Change the Brain. Terni, Change We Can Believe In. Section Four: Stories, Poetry, Quotes, Songs, Outrageous Moments in Therapy, Solution-Focused Quotes, and a Bibliography. Kiviat, Friday Night Service. Waskett, Michelangelo’s Secret Weapon. Kiviat, Creating Calm Out of Chaos: Using Solution-Focused Techniques With Family Members. Trenhaile, Insoo. Nelson, The Damn Dog. Simon, Poems. Thomas, Solution-Focused Haikus. Thomas, Solution-Focused Song Titles. Various, Favorite Questions, Quotes, and Ideas. Various, Quotes That Sit Well With Solution-Focused Approaches. Section Five: Outrageous Moments in Therapy. Change, An Unusual and True Answer to the Miracle Question. Ziegler, Liar, Liar. Simon, F**k-Off Therapy. Hackett, T-Shirt. Iveson, Over-Developed Emotions. Hanton, Outrageous Moments in Therapy. Section Six: Resources. Various, Solution-Focused Quotes. Campbell, Contributions of Steve de Shazer (1940-2005) to Brief Family Therapy.

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