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Depth Oriented Brief Therapy: How to Be Brief When You Were Trained to Be Deep and Vice Versa

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Reach a new stage in brief therapy

Is it possible for clinicians to provide in-depth therapy in the cost-conscious, time-limited world of managed care?

This groundbreaking book offers clinicians new hope of maintaining professional satisfaction in time-effective practice. Authors Bruce Ecker and Laurel Hulley provide a practical guide for clinicians on how to work deeply a
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Hardcover, 304 pages
Published October 20th 1995 by Jossey-Bass
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Katie
Update: I'm still working on this terribly slowly. I'm through the first half of the book, which provides (or tries to provide) the theoretical background for the model of therapy, and am now into the actual process. Things are looking up.

The basic idea is that the client's presenting symptom is important for him to have because it serves an emotional purpose, the "pro-symptom position." This is different from the conventional idea of "secondary gain" from illness; rather, it is a way in which
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Mar 23, 2014 Maggie rated it liked it
This book was interesting in many ways but also opens me up to needing to learn more about DOBT. I'm fascinated by methods that work at the deeper brain level, rather than our thinking mind.
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