In Search of Solutions: A New Direction in Psychotherapy / Edition 2

In Search of Solutions: A New Direction in Psychotherapy / Edition 2

by Bill O'Hanlon, Michele Weiner-Davis, William Hudson O'Hanlon
     
 

First published in 1989, In Search of Solutions is a classic statement on the concepts, methodologies, and goals of solution-oriented therapy.
Recognized leaders in the solution-oriented movement, O’Hanlon and Weiner-Davis provide guidelines for clinicians in implementing solution-oriented language and explain how to avoid dead ends. Now available in

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Overview

First published in 1989, In Search of Solutions is a classic statement on the concepts, methodologies, and goals of solution-oriented therapy.
Recognized leaders in the solution-oriented movement, O’Hanlon and Weiner-Davis provide guidelines for clinicians in implementing solution-oriented language and explain how to avoid dead ends. Now available in paperback, including new material to bring the reader up-to-date on advances in this growing field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393704372
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
09/15/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
754,440
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.60(d)

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Meet the Author

Bill O’Hanlon, is a founder of Possibility and Inclusive Therapies and is the author or coauthor of more than thirty books, including Out of the Blue, Becoming A Published Therapist, and Quick Steps to Resolving Trauma. He is a Diplomate, Board Member, Fellow and Master Therapist in the American Psychotherapy Association and was awarded the "Outstanding Mental Health Educator of the Year" in 2001 by the New England Educational Institute. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Visit his website for more information: BillOHanlon.com.

Michele Weiner-Davis, Ph.D. is an internationally known relationship expert, marriage educator, best-selling author and psychotherapist, specializing in a solution-oriented approach aimed at helping people change their lives quickly and painlessly.

Table of Contents

Preface to Paperback Edition
Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1The Evolution of Psychotherapy: From Explanations and Problems to Solutions10
2Challenging Assumptions: Furnishing Premises for Solution-Oriented Therapy26
3The Uncertainty Principle in Therapy: Co-creating Solvable Problems51
4Watch Your Language: Having a Conversation for Change60
5The Session as Intervention: The Components of Solution-Oriented Interviewing75
6Prescriptions for Change: Altering the Doing and the Viewing of the Problem126
7Amplifying and Maintaining Change: Keeping the Ball Rolling145
8The Road Not Taken: Paths to Avoid in Therapy163
9Ready, Fire, Aim: Putting Solution-Oriented Therapy into Practice179
A Conversation182
References199
Index203

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