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Brief Counseling That Works

3rd Edition

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

Gerald B. Sklare
eISBN-13: 9781483353630

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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

Sold By SAGE Publications
ISBNs 9781483332338, 9781483332338, 9781483332338, 9781483353630, 9781483332321, 9781483332369, 148335363X
Language English
Number of Pages 248
Edition 3rd