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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.

Traumatic Incident Reduction and Applied Metapsychology Techniques: Operationalising Rogerian Theory in a Brief Therapy Practice
Traumatic incident reduction and applied metapsychology techniques: Operationalising rogerian theory in a brief therapy practice
Henry J.Whitfield

I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.

(Winston Churchill)

Traumatic Incident Reduction (TIR) and its related techniques is a form of brief therapy for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and other trauma-related conditions. The techniques of TIR were originally developed within a humanistic approach to general counselling and personal growth and, specifically, metapsychology as a study of the principles that underlie all psychologies and human experience, as viewed by the individual.1 During the 1980s, metapsychology practitioners began using an Applied Metapsychology technique to help Vietnam veterans suffering from PTSD. This ...

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