chronic.gif (8502 bytes)
Solution-Oriented Therapy For Chronic and Severe Mental Illness

Tim Rowan
Bill O'Hanlon

The idea of brief solution-oriented therapy for severe mental illness flies in the face of convention wisdom. But then so does almost everything else about the psychotherapeutic approach developed by Bill O'Hanlon and co-author Tim Rowan in this groundbreaking book. Concepts such as forming client/therapist partnerships and creatively engaging the person beyond the illness are at radical variance with the mainstream view that disorders such as schizophrenia are only Neuro-biological. Nevertheless, the long and inspiring results obtained by the authors of this book and like minded practitioners speak for themselves.

Preface

Chapter 1 A Hopeful Approach to Chronic and Severe Mental Illness

Chapter 2 Riding The Wave

Chapter 3 Rewriting Spoiled Identity Stories

Chapter 4 Revaluing People’s Experiences

Chapter 5 Collaborating with Clients, Their Families and Others in Their Social Environment

Chapter 6 Creating A New Vision of the Future

Chapter 7 Handling Dangerous and Violent Situations

Chapter 8 Effective and Respectful Treatment of "Borderline" Clients

Chapter 9 Relapse Recovery and Relapse Prevention

Chapter 10 General Principles For Working With Chronic and Severe Mental Illness

Epilogue

Connections with the Work of Others by Kenneth Stewart, Ph.D.

Bibliography

References

about Bill bill's workshops bill's attic books and tapescontact us home