Chapter 2. Problem- or Solution-Based?

  1. Ann Williamson MB, ChB, BSCAH Accred, medical General Practitioner Certified Practitioner Master Practitioner Therapist

Published Online: 8 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773260.ch2

Brief Psychological Interventions in Clinical Practice

Brief Psychological Interventions in Clinical Practice

How to Cite

Williamson, A. (2008) Problem- or Solution-Based?, in Brief Psychological Interventions in Clinical Practice, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470773260.ch2

Author Information

  1. British Society of Clinic & Academic Hypnosis, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 14 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470513064

Online ISBN: 9780470773260

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Keywords:

  • psychology and model evolution;
  • problem-based psychodynamic theories;
  • Carl Rodgers - humanistic client centred approach;
  • solution-focused approach - utilisation;
  • Clinical Outcomes for Routine Evaluation (CORE)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The historical perspective

  • Psychological ideas in the twentieth century

  • New ideas

  • Brief therapy

  • The solution-focused approach

  • On evidence

  • Practice-based evidence

  • Moving the client from problem to solution

  • Balancing validation with a solution focus

  • Summary