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Doing Therapy Briefly
     

Doing Therapy Briefly

by Robert Bor, Sheila Gill, Riva Miller, Christine Parrott
 

ISBN-10: 0333947630

ISBN-13: 9780333947630

Pub. Date: 03/01/2004

Publisher: Macmillan Education UK

With 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

Overview

With 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333947630
Publisher:
Macmillan Education UK
Publication date:
03/01/2004
Edition description:
2003
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.- About the Authors.- Introduction and Overview of Time Sensitive Therapy.- Exploring 'Brief' and 'Time Sensitive Therapy'.- Emancipating 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.- References.

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