This book provides the most comprehensive explanation of brief strategic therapy techniques and reveals how apparently simple techniques can solve complex, seemingly untreatable problems. The authors offer in-depth case studies and a thorough evaluation of the results obtained from their empirical research. Brief Strategic Therapy will be an invaluable resource to anyone interested in solving complicated problems by simple strategies.
Giorgio Nardone is the director of the Centro di Terapia Strategica (Strategic Therapy Center) and of the Post Graduate School of Brief Strategic Psychotherapy in Arezzo. He is also professor of Brief Psychotherapy at the Post Graduate School of Clinical Psychology, University of Siena, Italy. Paul Watzlawick, Ph.D., is one of the world's leading theoreticians in communication theory and radical constructivism. He participates in the Mental Research Institute's Brief Therapy Centre and also offers workshops on the Therapy of "As-If."
Chapter 1 If You Desire to See, Learn How to Act Chapter 2 Nonordinary Logic for Strategic Problem Solving Chapter 3 Heresies of the Strategic Approach Chapter 4 Clinical Practice Chapter 5 Advanced Techniques: From General to Specific Models of Brief Therapy Chapter 6 Unusual Case Examples: Tales of Apparently Magical Therapies Chapter 7 Outcome Research