SOLUTION FOCUSED BOOKS AND PODCAST

Discover Dr Linda Metcalf's books, including the bestseller Counselling Toward Solutions, and ten other books on the solution focused approach.

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LINDA'S BOOKS

Below is a list of Linda's latest publications.

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REVISED AND UPDATED. This book provides a solution-focused approach to working alongside students, parents, and teachers that decreases misbehaviors, encourages mental health and growth mindset in students, and provides social emotional learning opportunities.

Complete with specific dialogues for students of all ages, and case studies, this text provides school counselors with a road map to looking beyond problems and seeking solutions with students, creating grit and resilience.

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When it was first published in 1995, Linda Metcalf’s book Counseling Toward Solutions became an instant bestseller. The book offered a new and positive program for changing individual behavior that helped K-12 students with their own problems and gave them self-esteem in the process.

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Solution-Focused RTI provides an effective approach to Response-to-Intervention using a "solution-focused" method, which emphasizes a student's strengths rather than his or her weaknesses. This important book guides educators to identify exceptions to students' learning problems and design personalized interventions that can help those students succeed.

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How to Say It to Get Into the College of Your Choice offers students-as well as their parents and school counselors - a variety of essential resources and information, including:

- Worksheets for writing personal statements and resumes

- Winning words and phrases for filling out a sample Common Application used by more than 200 of the top colleges

- Finding the right words for the admissions essay-using advice from admissions directors at top schools

- Pointers for the essay portion of the New SAT- plus a practice test

- The fundamentals of obtaining winning recommendations

- Statements to make interviews successful

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In our managed care era, group therapy, long the domain of traditional psychodynamically oriented therapists, has emerged as the best option for millions of Americans. However, the process can be frustratingly slow, and studies show that patients actually feel worse after months of group treatment than when they began. Can and should "the group" speed a person's progress?

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"The Miracle Question" is a step-by-step approach for people who feel "stuck" and overwhelmed. It offers methods for tapping into sources and resources we already have - called "exceptions". "Exceptions" are the "good" we've learned from past experiences but have perhaps forgotten about, or situations that went well for us in the past, but over time got pushed aside. By understanding that our problems have eroded our confidence, we can discover that our abilities have simply been in limbo, ready to use as solutions.

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This groundbreaking book is the first to provide a comprehensive model for effectively blending the two main postmodern brief therapy approaches: solution focused and narrative therapies. It harnesses the power of both models—the strengths-based, problem-solving approach of SFT and the value-honoring and re-descriptive approach of narrative therapy—to offer brief, effective help to clients that builds on their strengths and abilities to envision and craft preferred outcomes.

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Describes rearing responsible children by using problem solving abilities drawn from outside situations to help solve family problems

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This best selling MFT manual is now in its second edition. Check it out on amazon.com. There are many different models of marriage and family therapy; the challenge for students and beginning practitioners is deciding which one best suits their individual purposes. This highly practical volume elucidates the defining characteristics of 14 contemporary models, including their history, views of change, views of family and the role of the therapist; and methods of assessing family dynamics, goal setting; facilitating change; and knowing when to terminate.

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LINDA'S PODCAST

Access to all Linda's Podcasts are available by clicking the link below

Practical tools and strategies for school counselors to help students achieve their goals

Practical tools and strategies for school counselors to help students achieve their goals

Fort Worth, TX

(817)799-7678

linda@lc.solutionfocusedschool.com

Fort Worth, TX

(817) 690-2229

info@solutionfocusedschool.com

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