Brief Therapy: Myths, Methods, And Metaphors

Brief Therapy: Myths, Methods, And Metaphors


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ISBN-13: 9781138004726
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/15/2014
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 492
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Introduction xi

Convocation Speech xv

I Keynote Addresses

1 Why Not Long-Term Therapy? Jay Haley 3

2 Strategies and Metaphors of Brief Therapy Cloé Madanes 18

3 Brief Psychotherapy: Tautology or Oxymoron? Arnold A. Lazarus Allen Fay 36

II Overviews

4 Therapy Is What You Say It Is Paul Watzlawick 55

5 Just Do Good Therapy Stephen R. Lankton 62

6 A Grand Unified Theory for Brief Therapy: Putting Problems in Context William Hudson O'Hanlon 78

7 What Is It About Brief Therapy That Works? Steve de Shazer 90

8 Myths About Brief Therapy; Myths of Brief Therapy John Weakland 100

III Family Therapy

9 The Therapeutic Debate Peggy Papp 111

10 How to Utilize a Therapist's Bias Gianfranco Cecchin 120

11 Clinical Road Maps for Prescribing Rituals Joel S. Bergman 124

12 A Model of Integrating Individual and Family Therapy: The Contract is the Key Ruth McClendon Leslie Kadis 135

13 Family Myths and Reality: Ericksonian Approaches to Family of Origin Betty Alice Erickson-Elliott 151

IV The Temporal Factor in Brief Therapy

14 Brief Intermittent Psychotherapy Throughout the Life Cycle Nicholas Cummings 169

15 Brief Therapy Tactics in Longer-Term Psychotherapies Michael D. Yapko 185

16 How Long Should Brief Therapy Be? Herbert S. Lustig 196

17 The Myth of Termination in Brief Therapy: Or, It Ain't Over Till It's Over Simon Budman 206

V Techniques of Brief Therapy

18 Seeding Jeffrey K. Zeig 221

19 Metaphor: A Myth with a Method Kay F. Thompson 247

20 Concretizing of Symptoms and Their Manipulation Sidney Rosen 258

21 Pain Control Interventions of Milton H. Erickson Roxanna Erickson Klein 273

VI Models of Brief Therapy

22 How Can Psychological Treatment Aim to Be Briefer and Better?-The Rational-Emotive Approach to Brief Therapy Albert Ellis 291

23 Getting the Important Work Done Fast: Contract Plus Redecision Mary McClure Goulding 303

24 Short-Term Anxiety Provoking Psychotherapy (STAPP): Termination-Outcome-and Videotaping Peter Sifneos 318

25 Time-Limited Dynamic Psychotherapy: Development and Implementation of a Training Program Hans H. Strupp 327

26 Ecological Therapy Carol H. Lankton 342

VII Distinguishing Features of Brief Therapy

27 Coevolution of Primary Process in Brief Therapy Stephen G. Gilligan 359

28 Tight Therapeutic Sequences Erving Pohter 378

29 Reference Experiences: Guardians of Coherence and Instigators of Change David Gordon 390

30 The Great Simplifying Conventions of Brief Individual Psychotherapy James Paid Gustafson 407

VIII Special Concerns

31 "To Thine Own Self Be True…" Ethical Issues in Strategic Therapy Richard Fisch 429

32 Miracle Cures? Therapeutic Consequences of Clinical Demonstrations Joseph Barber 437

IX Mind-Body Healing

33 From Mind to Molecule: More Than a Metaphor Ernest Lawrence Rossi 445

34 Modeling and Role Modeling with Psychophysiological Problems Helen L. Erickson 473

Contributors 491

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