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Can the person-centred approach work in time-limited counselling and psychotherapy? This is a question that many practitioners grapple with as demand for brief therapy increases - particularly in the public sector. Brief Person-Centred Therapies is the first book to tackle the subject, bringing together the experience and insights of a leading international team of person-centred specialists. The book examines the "theoretical fit" between the person-centred approach and brief therapy. It also explores the issues which arise when working briefly in a range of different settings, including primary care, higher education and business. Brief Person-Centred Therapies is essential reading for all person-centered trainees and for practitioners who want to work in services where brief work is called for.

Getting the Most from the Therapy Hour: Integrating Experiential and Brief Therapy
Getting the most from the therapy hour: Integrating experiential and brief therapy

… all living creatures make perfect sense if we can enter their world. This is the cornerstone of our unflagging respect for our clients.

(Marion Hendricks)

Our world, mired with instability and uncertainty, has become increasingly complex. The therapy room is a microcosm of the world in which we live, reflecting these complexities. Many clients come to therapy yearning to find depth, purpose and meaning, not only in their personal lives (connected to their presenting issues), but in facing the myriad of adjustments to the unpredictability of our times. Simultaneously, clients are looking for solutions, action-steps, ways out of their quagmires, as quickly and ...

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