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This first-of-its-kind book provides a practical overview of the essentials of solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT) from a multicultural perspective, including intervention skills, research, applications, and implications for practice. Case examples illustrate SFBT in action with a wide range of client populations. In addition, the book incorporates recommendations from the recently developed and approved SFBT treatment manual, published by the Solution-Focused Brief Therapy Association.

Solution-Focused Approach with LGBTQ Clients
Solution-focused approach with LGBTQ clients
Sara A. SmockJordan

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, and ally or asexual (LGBTQQIA) includes the full spectrum of individuals who are sexual and/or gender minorities. Most literature uses “LGBT” and is not fully inclusive of intersex persons, pansexuals, those who are still questioning, or those who prefer the label queer. Sexuality and gender are distinct spectrums, not directly correlated with one another. For example, a person can be very feminine and be attracted to women (lesbian) or can feel like a man trapped in a woman's body (transsexual) and sexually attracted to both men and women (bisexual). When working with sexual, sex, and gender minorities, it is important to begin by understanding how clients may ...

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