Books on Counselling

Handbook of Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Clinical Applications by Nelson and Thomas 2007.

This book provides a unique, comprehensive guide that assists clinicians, regardless of experience level, in learning and applying the concepts of solution focused brief therapy

THE MIRACLE METHOD: A Radically New Approach to Problem Drinking by Scott D. Miller, Ph.D., and Insoo Kim Berg, MSSW (1995) W. W. Norton & Company.

This book focuses on solutions, not problems. The authors help you to imagine a future when drinking is not a problem, using their "miracle picture" technique, and to specify small, concrete, obtainable goals that will make that future a reality. While staying away from providing specific drink limits and amounts, this book helps you to recognize and to increase the times you are "doing things right." Filled with many question and answer exercises. "This book can help you quit focusing on the problem, and get into action." -Audrey Kishline, founder MM.

Motivational Interviewing, Second Edition: Preparing People for Change, by Miller and Rollnick, 2002.

This book is a fantastic resource. It outlines the principles and skills of motivational interviewing.

Harm Reduction Psychotherapy: A New Treatment for Drug and Alcohol Problems by Andrew Tatarsky PhD

This ground-breaking volume provides readers with both an overview of harm reduction therapy and a series of ten case studies, treated by different therapists, that vividly illustrate this treatment approach with a wide variety of clients.

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