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BOOKS: Listed by Author

Solution-focused approach and further topics:

Berg, I.K. (1994). Family Based Services: A Solution-Focused Approach. New York: W.W. Norton & Co.

Berg, I.K. & Kelly, S. (2000). Building Solutions in Child Protective Services. New York: W.W. Norton & Co.

Berg, I.K. & Miller, S.D. (1992). Working with the Problem Drinker: A Solution-Focused Approach. New York: W.W. Norton & Co.

Berg, I.K. & Reuss, N.H. (1998). Solutions Step by Step: A Substance Abuse Treatment Manual. New York: W.W. Norton & Co.

Berg, I.K. & Steiner, T. (2003). Children’s Solution Work. New York: W.W. Norton & Co.

Berg, IK. & Szabó, P. (2005). Brief Coaching for Lasting Solutions. New York: W.W. Norton & Co.

Cauffman, L. & Dierolf, K. (2006.) The Solution Tango: Seven Simple Steps to Solutions in Management. London: Marshall Cavendish Ltd.

Christensen, D., Todahl, J. & Barrett, W.C. (1999). Solution-Based Casework: An Introduction to Clinical and Case Management Skills in Casework Practice. Hawthorne, NY: Aldine de Gruyter.

De Bono, E. (1985). Six Thinking Hats. New York: Penguin Putnam.

DeJong, P. & Berg, I.K. (2008). Interviewing for Solutions (3rd Ed.). Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole.

deShazer, S. (1985). Keys to Solution in Brief Therapy. New York: Norton & Co.

deShazer, S. (1988). Clues: Investigating Solutions in Brief Therapy. New York: Norton & Co.

deShazer, S. (1991). Putting Difference to Work. New York: W.W. Norton & Co.

deShazer, S. (1994). Words Were Originally Magic. New York: W.W. Norton & Co.

deShazer, S. & Dolan, Y. (2007). More Than Miracles:The State of the Art of Solution-Focused Brief Therapy. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press.

Dyer, W.D. (2004). The Power of Intention (Change the way you look at things and the things you look at will change). Carlsbad, CA: Hay House.

Furman, B. & Ahola, T. (1992). Solution Talk: Hosting Therapeutic Conversations. New York: W.W. Norton & Co.

Furman, B. (2004). Kids' Skills - Playful and practical solution-finding with children, St Luke's Innovative Resources.

Jackson, P.Z. & McKergow, M. (2007). The Solution Focus: The SIMPLE Way to Positive Change (2nd Ed.). London: Nicholas Brealey International.

Lee, M.Y, Sebold, J. & Uken, A. (2003). Solution-Focused Treatment of Domestic Violence Offenders: Accountablity for Change. New York: Oxford University Press.

Lepore, D. & Cohen, O. (1999). Deming and Goldratt. The Theory of Constraints and the System of Profound Knowledge. The Decalogue. Great Barrington, MA: North River Press.

Lipchik, E. (2002). Beyond Technique in Solution-Focused Therapy: Working With Emotions and the Therapeutic Relationship. New York: Guilford Publications.

Lueger, G. & Korn, H-P. (Eds.) (2006). Solution-Focused Management. München: Rainer Hampp Verlag.

Mahlberg, K. & Sjöblom. M. (2004). Solution-Focused Education. Smedjebaken: Mahlberg & Sjöblom.

McCollum, E. & Trepper, T. (2001). Family Solutions for Substance Abuse. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press.

Macdonald, A. (2007). Solution-Focused Therapy: Theory, Research & Practice. London: Sage Publications.

McKergow, M, & Clarke, J. (eds.) (2005). Positive Approaches to Change. Applications of SF and Appreciative Inquiry at Work. Cheltenham, U.K.: Solutionsbooks.

McKergow, M, & Clarke, J. (2007). Solution Focus Working. Cheltenham, U.K.: Solutionsbooks.

Meier, D. (2005). Team Coaching with the SolutionCircle. A Practical Guide to SF Team Development. Cheltenham, U.K.: Solutionsbooks.

Miller, S.D. & Berg, I.K. (1995). The Miracle Method: A Radically New Approach to Problem Drinking. New York: Norton & Co.

Miller, S.D., Hubble, M., & Duncan B., (Eds) (1996). The Handbook of Solution-Focused Brief Therapy. San Fransciso: Jossey Bass.

Peacock, F. (2001). Water the Flowers, Not the Weeds (2nd Ed.). Montreal: Open Heart Publishing.

Pichot, T. & Dolan, Y. (2003). Solution-Focused Brief Therapy: It’s Effective Use in Agency Settings. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press.

Scheinkopf, L.J. (1999). Thinking for a Change. Putting TOC (Theory of Constraints) Thinking Processes to Use. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Schmaltz, D.A.. (2003). The Blind Men and the Elephant. Mastering Project Work - How to Transform Fuzzy Responsibilities into Meaningful Results. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler

Selekman, M. (1993). Pathways to Change: Brief Therapy Solutions With Difficult Adolescents. New York: Guilford Press.

Selekman, M. (1997). Solution-Focused Therapy with Children: Harnessing Family Strengths for Systemic Change. New York: Guilford Press.

Turnell, A. & Edwards, S. (1999). Signs of Safety: A Solution and Safety Oriented Approach to Child Protection Casework. New York: W.W. Norton & Co.

Turnell, A. & Essex, S. (2006). Working with ‘Denied’ Child Abuse: The Resolutions Approach. New York: Open University Press.

Walter, J.L. & Peller, J.E. (1992). Becoming Solution-Focused in Brief Therapy. New York: Brunner/Mazel.

Watzlawick, P.; Weakland, J.H. & Fisch, R. (1974): Change: Principles of Problem Formation and Problem Resolution. New York: W.W. Norton & Co.

Weiner-Davis, M. (1998). A Woman's Guide to Changing Her Man: Without His Even Knowing It. Golden Books.

White, D. & Epston, M. (1989). Literate Means to Therapeutic Ends. Adelaide (Australia): Dulwich Centre Publications.

Wright, J. & King, R. (2006). We all fall down. Goldratt’s Theory of Constraints for Healthcare Systems. Great Barrington, MA: North River Press.

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Stephen Langer, Ph.D.

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