5. From Here to Where You Want to Be: Building the Bridges with Hope Therapy in a Case of Major Depression

  1. George W. Burns
  1. Jennifer S. Cheavens and
  2. Amber M. Gum

Published Online: 9 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269664.ch5

Happiness, Healing, Enhancement: Your Casebook Collection for Applying Positive Psychology in Therapy

Happiness, Healing, Enhancement: Your Casebook Collection for Applying Positive Psychology in Therapy

How to Cite

Cheavens, J. S. and Gum, A. M. (2009) From Here to Where You Want to Be: Building the Bridges with Hope Therapy in a Case of Major Depression, in Happiness, Healing, Enhancement: Your Casebook Collection for Applying Positive Psychology in Therapy (ed G. W. Burns), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118269664.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 DEC 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470291153

Online ISBN: 9781118269664

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Keywords:

  • hope therapy;
  • depression;
  • personally meaningful goals;
  • negative emotions;
  • future goals

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Background of Hope Therapy

  • The Need for Hope-Based Treatment

  • Developing a Hope-Based Treatment

  • The Assessment

  • Developing Goals for Therapy

  • Client Resources

  • Hope-Based Therapy as Opposed to Other Treatments

  • Therapy Targets

  • Intervention

  • Outcome

  • Lessons Learned