Brief Counseling That Works (3rd ed.)

A Solution-Focused Therapy Approach for School Counselors and Other Mental Health Professionals

Gerald B. Sklare,

Brief Counseling That Works: A Solution-Focused Therapy Approach for School Counselors and Other Mental Health Professionals
 
 
Everything you need for maximum counseling results in less time!

Expert Gerald Sklare is back with a breakthrough approach to effective counseling. Get fresh insights and new applications for solution-focused brief counseling (SFBC). Revised and expanded chapters help you:

 Conduct brief, short-term sessions that lead to rapid, observable change
 Create well-defined client goals
 Enable clients to envision and take steps toward a more hopeful future
 Maximize your time for rapid, observable student progress
 Use the solution-focused principles with reluctant clients 
 Conduct positive, goal-oriented parent conferences 
 Work with individuals in school and community settings

You’ll find a brand new chapter on abbreviated SFBC sessions, updated case studies and research, helpful flow charts and note sheets, and invaluable practice exercises. This "how-to" book gives you everything you need to implement this powerful, innovative counseling approach.

"Simple yet spectacular, my students and I LOVE Brief Counseling that Works! It presents a user-friendly, time-efficient, and very effective approach to counseling school-aged youth (and adults)!"
—Bradley T. Erford, Professor
Past President of the American Counseling Association
Loyola University of Maryland


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