Single Session Therapy: Maximizing The Effect Of The First (And Often Only) Therapeutic Encounter
Publish Date: 1990-08-16
Author: Moshe Talmon
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How to use limited therapeutic time most efficiently
Research shows that many clients seeking therapeutic help attend for one session only--no matter what their therapist's orientation or approach. Moshe Talmon demonstrates how therapists can turn this single encounter into a positive therapeutic experience.
Based on a study of hundreds of single-session cases, this book offers a realistic, practical approach to using a single session to prompt substantial changes in patients' lives. The author describes how to make the most of patients' innate ability to heal themselves--presenting insights into bolstering the patient's existing strengths, restoring autonomy and confidence, and offering solutions that the patient can implement immediately.