This state-of-the-art resource—a compilation of works from the nation's leading practitioners—offers mental health practitioners the tools for applying solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT) techniques.
Filled with the most current research information, illustrative case examples, and practical suggestions, it uses a framework that integrates the solution-focused model with the problem-focused approach, and offers specific guidance for applying methods across treatment settings. Proven to be effective across economic, gAnder, and racial lines, this guide will lead to an increased number of therapeutic options for success in an era of managed care.
Talking with Children and Young People about Death and Dying is a popular resource designed to help adults talk to bereaved children and young people. Mary Turner explains the various aspects and stages of bereavement and offers useful insights into the concerns of children experiencing grief or facing an imminent bereavement. She addresses children's common fears and worries, dreams and nightmares, and acknowledges the effect of trauma on the grief process. This second edition includes a new section for adults on understanding the distress of a bereaved child and... More info
The Truth is Longer Than a Lie provides important insights into children’s experiences of abuse and their perception of professional intervention. Mudaly and Goddard promote the emerging child-centred approach to research, which provides children with an opportunity to talk about abuse and its effects on their lives, their views on the reasons for abuse, their opinions of abusers and non-offending parents and the dynamics of disclosing abuse. A section on children’s perceptions of the professionals who intervened – to protect them, to prosecute the abuser, or to provide therapeutic counselling... More info
* So who is Little Chicken? * Little Chicken is to anxiety as the Black Dog is to depression. It is the distress voice inside your head, an expert at convincing you that the sky is going to fall in, that your world is going to end in a massive catastrophe. Everyone around you is telling you to get over it, snap out of it, stop worrying and RELAX, and this only makes you feel worse. If you could stop, you would; no one would choose to live this... More info