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Becoming miracle workers : language and meaning in brief therapy

Author: Gale Miller
Publisher: New York : Aldine de Gruyter, ©1997.
Series: Social problems and social issues.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Becoming Miracle Workers provides a detailed exploration of brief therapy, a postmodern treatment mode that treats client's problems as social constructions, while encouraging those seeking treatment to replace personal troubles (negative stories) with new problem-solving skills (positive stories). Based on twelve years of research and observation, Miller's book describes in practicable detail how this method is  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gale Miller
ISBN: 0202305708 9780202305707 0202305716 9780202305714
OCLC Number: 36662841
Description: xiii, 237 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Opening Moves --
Contexts of Brief Therapy. Encountering Brief Therapy --
Troubles as Systems Problems --
Troubles as Language Games --
Workings of brief therapy. Constructing Ecosystemic problems --Constructing Change in Ecosystemic Brief Therapy --
Team Work in Ecosystemic Brief Therapy --
Constructing and Delivering Ecosystemic Interventions --
Constructing Solutions in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy --
Final Messages.
Series Title: Social problems and social issues.
Responsibility: Gale Miller.

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Becoming Miracle Workers provides a detailed exploration of brief therapy, a postmodern treatment mode that treats client's problems as social constructions, while encouraging those seeking treatment to replace personal troubles (negative stories) with new problem-solving skills (positive stories). Based on twelve years of research and observation, Miller's book describes in practicable detail how this method is employed in one of the most innovative and important centers of brief therapy in the world.

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