Becoming solution-focused in brief therapy / John L. Walter, Jane E. Peller.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Walter, John L., 1945-
Other Authors: Peller, Jane E.
Format: Book
Published: New York : Brunner/Mazel, ©1992.
Table of Contents:
  • Becoming solution-focused : it starts with a question
  • Assumptions of a solution-focused approach
  • A positive start
  • Well-defined goals
  • pathways of constructing solutions
  • The hypothetical solution frame
  • The exceptions frame
  • Positive feedback
  • What do we do next? : "Every session is the first, every session is the last"
  • Enhancing "agency" : facilitating what seems out of control as within control
  • The interactional matrix
  • "But I want them to be different" : when someone else is defined as the problem
  • Cooperating
  • Putting it all together : case examples
  • Voluntary or involuntary : a basic distinction
  • The involuntary client
  • It ends with a working solution
  • A final word.