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A Guide to Possibility Land: Fifty-One Methods for Doing Brief, Respectful Thearpyby William Hu Ohanlon
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When was the last time you read a book to improve your professional skills and had fun at the same time? For people interested in the latest developments in brief, solution-oriented therapies, and for any who want to improve their therapeutic skills without unnecessary toil, is a terrific introduction to the territory. Possibility therapy, originated by Bill O'Hanlon, is about acknowledging and validating clients' felt experience and ideas about their lives while ensuring that possibilities for change are discovered and amplified. outlines this humorous, compassionate approach to action-oriented therapy in a lively and accessible text. Each method is defined, explained, and illustrated, all in a page or two. By the book's end the reader is empowered with a huge selection of strategies and an enlightening map of possibility land.
Book News Annotation:
Presenting "Carl Rogers with a twist," a solutions-oriented therapist and writer use humor and other techniques to reframe problems/goals and connect with inner/external resources. No references or index. Originally published as A Field Guide to Possibilityland (Possibilities Press, 1997). Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Tested, practical methods that help people reconnect with their sense of hope and possibility.
About the Author
Sandy Beadle writes informational articles and software programs.Bill O'Hanlon, is a founder of Possibility and Inclusive Therapies and is the author or coauthor of more than twenty books, including Do One Thing Different and Quick Steps to Resolving Trauma. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
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