Solution-Focused Stress Counselling
- Bill O'Connell - Focus on Solutions Limited, Birmingham
Overall the book presented a coverage of the theoretical and application components of solution-focused counselling that would be valuable reference for health psychologist or allied-health professionals working in a stress-counselling role' - Journal of Family Studies
Solution-focused therapy is of growing interest to a wide range of professional not only because of the tight time limits within which so many have to work; counsellors are increasingly open to using a variety of approaches based on what is most helpful to their clients in their particular contexts. This book aims to help practitioners to extend their therapeutic repertoire of interventions by explaining clearly how solution-focused skills can help clients.
Written for a wide range of professionals - psychologists, counsellors, social workers, probation officers, and mental health workers - this solution-focussed therapy manual looks at organizational and work-related stress, and on developing solutions for groups.
A great clear book for BTEC level 2 counselling award and level 3 access to HE, useful for the criteria. Easy read and understandable for students new to counselling models. Good use of case studies and application of therapy.
Style of writing is 'easy-to-read' and to follow, giving an insightful description of solution focused counselling. Concise and still offers other ideas and principles to consider regarding stress counselling.
A really useful book, everything you need to know about Solution-Focused Stress Counselling