Becoming solution-focused in brief therapy / John L. Walter, Jane E. Peller.
New York :
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
- Putting it all together : case examples
- Voluntary or involuntary : a basic distinction
- The involuntary client
- It ends with a working solution
- A final word.