First published in 1989, In Search of Solutions is a classic statement on the concepts, methodologies, and goals of solution-oriented therapy. Recognized leaders in the solution-oriented movement, OHanlon and Weiner-Davis provide guidelines for clinicians in implementing solution-oriented language and explain how to avoid dead ends. Now available in paperback, including new material to bring the reader up-to-date on advances in this growing field.
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
Drawn from the author’s many hours of consultation with prospective psychology students, Becoming a Psychologist provides definitive guidance to the student who seeks a career in psychology or wishes to use the subject as a foundation for other study. It gives an overview of the various pathways that can be taken to become a professional psychologist and helps the reader to make decisions about where they want to focus their studies. Essential reading for: secondary school students studying psychology first year undergraduate psychology students psychology undergraduate students deciding on career choices *Contents:* 1. What is psychology? 2. What your studies... More info
This book tackles the subject of Therapeutic Communities for Children directly, providing a perspective that focuses on the institutional context in which therapeutic work takes place and the theories and principles that underpin these settings. It deals with how TCs for children differ from other types of institution, discusses the growing and elaborate body of regulation, documentation and training that surrounds children's residential settings and looks at how therapeutic practices operate within these standards. Useful to social work, health care and education professionals, it gives an understanding of the... More info
*A book and CD package. * *Mindfulness reveals the secrets of lifelong happiness and details a unique programme developed by Oxford University psychologist Professor Mark Williams with colleagues around the world.* MINDFULNESS reveals a set of simple yet powerful practices that can be incorporated into daily life to help break the cycle of unhappiness, stress, anxiety and mental exhaustion and promote genuine joie de vivre. It's the kind of happiness that gets into your bones. It seeps into everything you do and helps you meet the worst that life can throw... More info