- Subject index
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 7: Applying Solution-Focused Brief Therapy within Mental Health Services
Applying Solution-Focused Brief Therapy within Mental Health Services
- The ‘medical model’
- Urgent assessment
- Self-harm enquiry
- Preventing suicide using a solution-focused approach
- Scheduled assessments
- Specific conditions
- Domestic violence
- Sexual abuse of adults
- Sexual abuse and child protection
- Other mental disorders
This chapter begins by examining the ‘medical model’ of health care. The application of solution-focused ideas to the assessment of a variety of common ...