A best-selling, seminal manual on treating a wide range of clinical problems briefly and effectively. Explores the principles of brief therapy and discusses the basic elements of treatment. Examines common situations in therapy and what therapists can do to initiate change. -- from the publisher
Table of Contents:
1. Practice--and Theory.
2. Therapist Maneuverability.
3. Setting the Stage for Treatment.
4. The Initial Interview.
5. Patient Position.
6. Case Planning.
8. Termination of Treatment.
9. Case Study: The Aversive Adolescent.
10. Case Study: The Anxious Violinist.
11. Case Study: The Stroke Victim's Family.
12. Psychotherapy--And Beyond
About the Author:
RICHARD FISCH, is director of the Brief Therapy Center in Palo Alto, California, which he cofounded in 1966. He is also a senior research fellow at the Mental Research Institute and a clinical associate professor emeritus at Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.