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
As a physician who personally suffers from depression, Susan J. Noonan draws on her own expertise and empathy to create a guide for people who suffer from the disease. Explaining the basics of mental health including sleep hygiene, diet and nutrition, exercise, routine and structure, and avoiding isolation Managing Your Depression empowers people to participate in their own care, offering them a better chance of getting, and staying, well. Noonans depression management strategies draw on the best available educational resources, psychoeducational programs, seminars, expert health care providers, and patient experiences.... More info
Well known author and practitioner in Solution Focused Approaches, Bill O'Hanlon, offers a new and hopeful way to think about and intervene with those who have tough psychiatric problems or long histories of treatment. His approach to therapy emphasizes health, competence, and possibilities, instead of the traditional emphasis on pathology, deficits and limitations. *Contents:* A Hopeful Approach to Chronic and Severe Mental Illness Riding the Wave Rewriting Spoiled Identity Stories Revaluing People's Experiences Collaborating with Clients, Their Families, and Others in Their Social Environment Creating a New Vision of the Future... More info
This book investigates into the reasons for continuous disregard politically, legally, socially of children at risk for abuse and neglect. It examines where we’ve been and why we’re not making more progress and provides ways to finally bring this travesty to an end. It is intended as an aid to child advocates - a way to bring their research and expertise to people who can make huge improvements in the lives of children at risk for abuse and neglect. The approach is one of communicating the issue in... More info