Time-Effective Psychotherapy: Maximizing Outcomes in an Era of Minimized Resources / Edition 1

Time-Effective Psychotherapy: Maximizing Outcomes in an Era of Minimized Resources / Edition 1

by Steven Friedman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205261191

ISBN-13: 9780205261192

Pub. Date: 11/28/1996

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

Written by a practicing family therapist at a managed care facility, and based on a flexible, competency-based model of psychotherapy, this helpful resource offers clinicians a set of practical ideas and useful strategies for providing time-effective therapy that meets the requirements of managed care. The approach presented here combines aspects of solution-focused…  See more details below

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Written by a practicing family therapist at a managed care facility, and based on a flexible, competency-based model of psychotherapy, this helpful resource offers clinicians a set of practical ideas and useful strategies for providing time-effective therapy that meets the requirements of managed care. The approach presented here combines aspects of solution-focused and narrative thinking to offer clients new perspectives on their dilemmas and new options for action. Through example and discussion, the author shows how, even with time and resource constraints, the therapist can tailor this approach to the unique needs of each client.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205261192
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
11/28/1996
Pages:
259
Product dimensions:
6.29(w) x 9.32(h) x 1.11(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction
1The Journey from Problem to Possibility1
2Starting Off: Honoring the Story and Moving Forward43
3Taking Action: Therapy as a Laboratory for Change69
4Talking Heads: The Reflecting Team as Consultant95
5Managing Complexity: The Pragmatics of Resource Allocation117
6Collaborative Practice in Action I: Generating Narratives of Hope137
7Collaborative Practice in Action II: Constructing Time-Effective Solutions157
8Collaborative Practice in Action III: Changing Conversations185
9Often Asked Questions211
10Putting It All Together: Principles for Effective Practice231
For Further Reading245
References247
Index257

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