Searching for Strengths in Child Protection Assessment

Authors: Trish Mylan & Jane Lethem Published: BT Press Topics: Brief Therapy Inadequate parenting, maladjustment, family breakdown, victimhood, vulnerability… This is only part of the picture when children need protection. If you are a Social Worker, Team Leader or Manager seeking the bigger picture when working with children at risk, this book will help you complement your… Continue reading Searching for Strengths in Child Protection Assessment

Solutions in Schools

Creative Applications of Solution Focused Brief Thinking with Young People and Adults Editors: Yasmin Ajmal & Ioan Rees Published: BT Press Topics: Brief Therapy From the introduction by Michael Durrant:Solutions in Schools illustrates the variety of applications of Solution-Focused Brief Therapy within school settings. The results of putting aside our diagnostic frameworks, our normative views of behaviour and… Continue reading Solutions in Schools

Solution Focused Thinking In Schools

Authors: John Rhodes and Yasmin Ajmal Published: BT Press Topics: Brief Therapy How can we find ‘Brief’ solutions to problems like classroom disruption in schools? How are frustrated teachers to be helped toward a better future with difficult pupils? This book suggests some simple ideas and strategies for finding solutions that work in the context of school.… Continue reading Solution Focused Thinking In Schools

Moved to Tears, Moved to Action

Solution focused brief therapy with women and children Authors: Jane Lethem Published: BT Press Topics: Brief Therapy Moved to Tears, Moved to Action presents a woman therapist’s view of Solution Focused Brief Therapy’s special value in working with women and children including those who have faced violence in the home, child sexual abuse and other traumatic childhood… Continue reading Moved to Tears, Moved to Action

A Field Guide to PossibilityLand

Authors: Bill O’Hanlon & Sandy Beadle Published: BT Press Topics: Brief Therapy Possibility Therapy offers a more action- and future-oriented approach; a way of encouraging both therapist and client to try out new ideas and new ways to experiment with what works for the client. Bill O’Hanlon is an exceptional workshop presenter. His presentations challenge and inspire.… Continue reading A Field Guide to PossibilityLand

Solution Focused Recovery from Eating Distress

Authors: Frederike Jacob Published: BT Press Topics: Brief Therapy People trying to overcome eating disorders are often referred to as resistant and manipulative, or even labelled “hopeless cases”. Therapists regularly report that working with these clients makes them feel drained or “stuck”. In this book, Frederike Jacob sets out to explode the myth that eating disorders are… Continue reading Solution Focused Recovery from Eating Distress

Beyond Survival

Living Well is the Best Revenge Authors: Yvonne Dolan Published: BT Press Topics: Brief Therapy For all those survivors who wonder when they will finally ‘feel good,’ the answer is now. Beyond Survival reminds us that living well is the best revenge and provides the knowledge and tools to fully embrace life. Readers of this book will find help… Continue reading Beyond Survival

Whose Life?

Community Care of Older People and their Families Authors: Chris Iveson Published: BT Press, 2001 Topics:Brief Therapy New, sometimes disturbing, ideas to be used with a minority of clients who take up the majority of time. This book illustrates the human & professional dilemmas facing those working with older people. With the stories of clients and their… Continue reading Whose Life?

Becoming a Solution Detective

A Guide to Brief Therapy Authors: Melissa Darmody, Brendan Madden and John Sharry Published: January 2002 Topics: Brief Therapy Encouraging the reader to become a ‘solution-detective’ and to look for ‘clues’ to success in their own practice, this is a practical and accessible guide for therapists, counsellors and other professionals interested in making their practice solution focused… Continue reading Becoming a Solution Detective

Creating Positive Futures

Solution Focused Recovery from Mental Distress Authors: Lucie Duncan, Rayya Ghul and Sarah Mousley Published: BT Press Topics:Brief Therapy and Occupational Therapy This book has been written by three occupational therapists. It is a valuable resource for anybody working in the fields of mental health and disability, regardless of pro-fessional discipline. It is not only for occupational… Continue reading Creating Positive Futures