More Than Miracles: The State of the Art of Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (Routledge Mental Health Classic Editions) (Paperback)

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More Than Miracles: The State of the Art of Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (Routledge Mental Health Classic Editions) (Paperback)

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Written by pioneering experts in the field, More Than Miracles remains the authoritative text on solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT). The final work of the world-renowned family therapists and original developers of SFBT, the late Steve de Shazer and Insoo Kim Berg, this comprehensive resource informs practitioners and students in how to apply this practical, internationally acclaimed approach.

With a new preface, this classic edition outlines the latest developments in the fields of family therapy, brief therapy, and psychotherapy training and practice. A succinct overview orients the reader to the current landscape of SFBT and provides three real-life case transcripts that illustrate the practical applications of SFBT techniques. The seminar format of the text allows readers to:

sit in on surprising psychotherapy sessions

eavesdrop on the authors' commentary about the sessions

gain a comprehensive overview on the current state of SFBT

review and understand the major tenets of SFBT

learn specific interventions, including the miracle question and the reasons for asking it

understand treatment applicability

read actual session transcripts

understand the miracle scale

get insight into the unique relationship between Wittgenstein's philosophy and SFBT

better understand SFBT and emotions

examine misconceptions about SFBT

and more

Suitable for both advanced practitioners and ambitious beginners, this book is the ideal resource for anyone seeking an in-depth understanding of the SFBT approach, the concepts that inform it, and the specific techniques that characterize its implementation.

Steve de Shazer, MSW, is co-developer of solution-focused brief therapy. He has published numerous journal articles and five ground-breaking books, which have been translated into 14 languages. He died in September 2005 in Vienna.Yvonne Dolan is the author of five books and numerous articles and chapters on solution-focused brief therapy. She has been a psychotherapist for 30 years, lectures, and teaches seminars around the world on solution-focused brief therapy.
Product Details ISBN: 9780367646417
ISBN-10: 0367646412
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: February 22nd, 2021
Pages: 200
Language: English
Series: Routledge Mental Health Classic Editions