Tested, practical methods that help people reconnect with their sense of hope and possibility.
When was the last time you read a book to improve your professional skills and had fun at the same time? For people interested in the latest developments in brief, solution-oriented therapies, and for any who want to improve their therapeutic skills without unnecessary toil, A Guide to Possibility Land is a terrific introduction to the territory. Possibility therapy, originated by Bill O’Hanlon, is about acknowledging and validating clients’ felt experience and ideas about their lives while ensuring that possibilities for change are discovered and amplified. A Guide to Possibility Land outlines this humorous, compassionate approach to action-oriented therapy in a lively and accessible text. Each method is defined, explained, and illustrated, all in a page or two. By the book’s end the reader is empowered with a huge selection of strategies and an enlightening map of possibility land.
Bill O'Hanlon is a dynamic, inspirational professional speaker and prolific author (over 30 books so far) who helps motivate people and organizations to determine what they are meant to be doing and to remove the barriers to succeeding at those goals. Originally trained as a psychotherapist, Bill became known for his collaborative respectful approach, irreverent humour, storytelling, clear and accessible presentation style and his infectious enthusiasm for whatever he is doing. He teaches seminars, leads trainings, writes books, coaches people and offers websites, podcasts, blogs, web-based courses, teleclasses and audio and video programs. Bill is often invited as a keynote speaker, conference speaker, motivational keynote presenter and business speaker.
Other books by Bill O'Hanlon
Counselling professionals are increasingly seeking training for working with gender variant clients. Madison-Amy Webb invites them to consider a simple truth: everyone has a gender identity, whether or not they've given it much thought. By reflecting on their own gender identity through the exercises provided, counsellors can relate to clients in new and productive ways, gaining a more nuanced understanding of the issues faced by their clients and of their own identity. Incisive yet accessible, this unique guide shines a light on how the popular conception of gender identity came... More info
In this refreshing and accessible guide, Bev Aisbett, a survivor of Panic Syndrome, tells us how panic disorders develop and how to recognise the symptoms. With the aid of her inimitable cartoons, she covers topics such as changing negative thought patterns, seeking professional help, and, ultimately, learning skills for recovery. Living With It provides much need reassurance and support, leading the way out of the maze of panic with humour and the insight of first-hand experience. *Other titles from Bev Aisbett:* The Book of IT[http://www.lighthouseresources.com.au/bookshop/books/health-wellbeing/mental-health/the-book-of-it/] I Love Me: A Guide to Being... More info
Drawing on cutting-edge research on adult attachment--and providing an innovative roadmap for clinical practice--Susan M. Johnson argues that psychotherapy is most effective when it focuses on the healing power of emotional connection. The primary developer of emotionally focused therapy (EFT) for couples, Johnson now extends her attachment-based approach to individuals and families. The volume shows how EFT aligns perfectly with attachment theory as it provides proven techniques for treating anxiety, depression, and relationship problems. Each modality (individual, couple, and family therapy) is covered in paired chapters that respectively introduce key concepts... More info