ISBN-10:
0787943649
ISBN-13:
9780787943646
Pub. Date:
01/13/1999
Publisher:
Wiley
ISBN-10:
0787943649
ISBN-13:
9780787943646
Pub. Date:
01/13/1999
Publisher:
Wiley
Brief Therapy with Intimidating Cases: Changing the Unchangeable / Edition 1

Brief Therapy with Intimidating Cases: Changing the Unchangeable / Edition 1

by Richard Fisch, Karin Schlanger Richard Fisch

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Overview

A Proven Technique Applying Brief Therapy to Difficult andChallenging Disorders

Changing the Unchangeable is a myth shattering book that revealshow short-term therapy can be used as a powerful tool for treatingclients who present a range of complex psychological disordersincluding severe depression, delusions and paranoia, anorexia,alcoholism, obsessive-compulsive behavior, and borderlinepersonality disorder.

"Fisch and Schlanger have done an admirable job of addressing thedifficult. They have done this with detailed description of casesand of step-by-step explanations for dealing with the'unchangeable' briefly."Filled with rich examples, this is anincisive, carefully analyzed exploration of the pioneeringpractices created at MRI's Brief Therapy Center."-Carlos E. Sluzki,clinical professor of psychiatry, University of California LosAngeles


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ISBN-13: 9780787943646
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/13/1999
Edition description: 1 ED
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

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.

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

Introduction.

Underlying Assumptions.

Severe Depression.

Delusions and Paranoia.

Anorexia.

Alcoholism.

Incapacitating Problems: Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior.

Multiple Problems.

I Can't Stop Mutilating Myself.

Where Do We Go From Here.

Suggested Readings.

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