The Handbook of Brief Therapies
A practical guide
- Sarah Parry - Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Brief Therapy | Counselling and Psychotherapy (General)
Following a comprehensive introduction to the use of brief interventions in therapeutic practice, each chapter provides an introduction to the theoretical underpinnings and evidence-based brief intervention, followed by guidance on how to implement the approaches with useful 'top tips', worksheets and examples from practice through case vignettes illustrating its application.
The Handbook reflects current recommendations and guidelines of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence and recommendations of accrediting professional bodies in the UK and US. A must have for any practitioner working to support the wellbeing of others.
A highly useful guide to a wide range of brief approaches used in therapeutic practice.
This book condenses 70 years of developments in brief therapy and brings them into focus for the current practitioner. With a range of case study examples and a focus on techniques and tips for the busy practitioner it will be an excellent addition to any modern health care practitioners library.
The handbook of brief therapies is a well-structured guide to the core principles of the most common brief therapies. The core approaches are covered as well as the consideration of other integrative approaches and modalities.
Upon reading the book, it is noticeably an easy but very interesting read and one that I know I will refer to many times in the future. As a whole, the book helped me to gain a better well-rounded understanding of the chosen brief therapies. This is a brilliant book to pick up if you haven’t got the time to be reading a more in-depth, extensive publication. It will definitely be my go-to book in the future and I highly recommend it to anyone looking for a quick and easy guide to brief therapies.
Provides an insight into the 'therapeutic relationship' and the range of brief interventions that may be used to tackle particular issues.
This book is a must have for all practitioners and trainees wanting to gain an understand in short term clinical work.
This is a well structured book, clearly written and full of helpful techniques and tips for working in brief therapy. The clinical examples are a good addition giving a good perspective on working short term in different modalities.
Practical and accessible
A delightful book that shows how therapeutic approaches can be implemented within a brief timescale. Each chapter, focusing on a particular approach, is presented in a brief, concise manner as befits the spirit of the project, with useful case studies to illustrate the approach in action.
Great resource and detailed explanations
Handy snippets of a variety of therapies in relation to being used within practice. Particularly like the fact that the book has variety of authors, as well sharing stories from practice.