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Brief Therapy With Intimidating Cases : Changing the Unchangeable

Brief Therapy With Intimidating Cases : Changing the Unchangeable - 99 edition

Brief Therapy With Intimidating Cases : Changing the Unchangeable - 99 edition

ISBN13: 9780787943646

ISBN10: 0787943649

Brief Therapy With Intimidating Cases : Changing the Unchangeable by Richard Fisch and Karin Schlanger - ISBN 9780787943646
Edition: 99
Copyright: 1999
Publisher: Jossey-Bass, Inc.
Published: 1999
International: No
Brief Therapy With Intimidating Cases : Changing the Unchangeable by Richard Fisch and Karin Schlanger - ISBN 9780787943646

ISBN13: 9780787943646

ISBN10: 0787943649

Edition: 99

Summary

A Proven Technique Applying Brief Therapy to Difficult and Challenging Disorders


Changing the Unchangeable is a myth shattering book that reveals how short-term therapy can be used as a powerful tool for treating clients who present a range of complex psychological disorders including severe depression, delusions and paranoia, anorexia, alcoholism, obsessive-compulsive behavior, and borderline personality disorder.

Author Bio

Fisch, Richard : Brief Therapy Center in Palo Alto / Stanford University

Richard Fisch is director of the Brief Therapy Center in Palo Alto, California, which he cofounded in 1966. He is also a senior research fellow at the Mental Research Institute and a clinical associate professor emeritus at Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Fisch is the coauthor of the best-selling classic on brief therapy, Tactics of Change.


Schlanger, Karin : Mental Research Institute / University of San Francisco

Karin Schlanger, M.F.C.C, is the assistant director of the Brief Therapy Center, codirector of the Latino Brief Therapy Center at the Mental Research Institute, and adjunct professor of psychology at the University of San Francisco.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Introduction


I. Underlying Assumptions
II. Severe Depression
III. Delusions and Paranoia
IV. Anorexia
V. Alcoholism
VI. Incapacitating Problems: Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior
VII. Multiple Problems
VIII. I Can't Stop Mutilating Myself
IX. Where Do We Go From Here


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