Doing Therapy Briefly by Robert BorDoing Therapy Briefly by Robert Bor

Doing Therapy Briefly

byRobert Bor

Paperback | November 24, 2003

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With lengthy waiting lists, reduced resources and demands for more clearly defined performance outcomes, more and more counsellors, psychotherapists and psychologists are finding themselves under pressure to provide short-term treatment for their patients. In this book the authors argue that to work briefly counsellors need not just use a diluted version of their usual longer-term therapeutic model. They suggest that to work briefly is to work differently and they present the basic principles underlying a new trans-theoretical model.
ROBERT BOR is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the Royal Free Hospital, London. He is a Chartered Clinical, Counselling and Health Psychologist as well as a UKCP Registered Family Therapist. He is also Emeritus Professor of Psychology at London Metropolitan University as well as Visiting Professor at City University, London. He sp...
Title:Doing Therapy BrieflyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pagesPublished:November 24, 2003Publisher:Macmillan Education UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0333947630

ISBN - 13:9780333947630

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.- About the Authors.- Introduction and Overview of Time Sensitive Therapy.- Exploring 'Brief' and 'Time Sensitive Therapy'.- Emancipating Therapy.- Therapy as Conversation.- 'How Have You Managed To Cope So Well?'.- Preparing For The First Therapy Session: Some Parameters To Consider.- Outline of The First Therapy Session: A 'Map' For Practise.- Working Positively and Briefly With a Teenager With a Serious Medical Condition: A Case Study.- Getting Unstuck in Therapy: Adversity as Opportunity.- Cognitive-Behavioural Interventions: Briefly Focused.- Endings and Closure in Therapy.- Brief Therapy in Managed Care.- References.