Chapter 6. Identity or behaviour?

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

Published Online: 8 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773260.ch6

Brief Psychological Interventions in Clinical Practice

Brief Psychological Interventions in Clinical Practice

How to Cite

Williamson, A. (2008) Identity or behaviour?, in Brief Psychological Interventions in Clinical Practice, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470773260.ch6

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:

  • emotional states - thoughts, behaviour and feelings;
  • continual feedback loop;
  • balancing validation and change;
  • listenening to client metaphors;
  • lifeline - positive and negative life events

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Thoughts, feelings and behaviour

  • Eliciting change

  • Exceptions

  • Balancing validation and change

  • ‘What do you do already that helps?’

  • ‘Is there anything else I need to know?’

  • Summary