This second edition of Solution-focused Therapy remains the most accessible yet comprehensive case-based introduction to the history, theory, research and practice of solution-focused therapy (SFT) within mental health care and beyond.
Drawing on contemporary research and the author's own extensive experience, the fully revised and updated new edition includes:
discussion of recent developments relevant to research and training; a new chapter on challenges to SFT and the integration of SFT with other therapeutic approaches; extended discussion on ethical issues; topical exploration of the application of SFT with patients with personality disorders and dementias; contemporary research on solution-focused coaching and approaches to organizational change; new case material
This highly practical guide should be on the desk of every student or trainee studying this strongly supported, growing approach. It is also a useful resource for practitioners wanting to update their core skills and knowledge.
Chapter 9: Solution-Focused Approaches in the Workplace
Solution-Focused Approaches in the Workplace
- Research in the workplace
- Solution-focused situation management: finding cooperation quickly
- Handling conflict in teams
- Anticipation conversations
- Solution-focused supervision
- The microtools concept
- Solution-focused coaching in education
- Solution-focused reflecting teams
- Constructive criticism
- 360° feedback
- Managing disagreement with powerful vested interests
- Bureaucracies and large organisations
The world of organisation and management has become another prominent area for solution-focused ideas. Coaches, consultants and change facilitators have become interested in these new ways of applying their skills to interactions within ...