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Selekman, Matthew D. 1957-

Overview
Works: 31 works in 129 publications in 4 languages and 4,179 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Interviews  Nonfiction films  Nonfiction television programs  Internet videos  Methods (Music)  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Speaker
Classifications: RJ504.3, 618.928914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Matthew D Selekman
Pathways to change : brief therapy solutions with difficult adolescents by Matthew D Selekman( Book )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Few therapists dispute the difficulties in treating "troublesome" or "reluctant" adolescents. Filling a gap in the literature, this volume specifically addresses the clinician's needs for working with this difficult population. Matthew D. Selekman presents a Solution-Oriented Brief Family Therapy approach, a highly pragmatic and innovative therapy model for working with these challenging cases. Encouraging therapeutic improvisation and incorporating the use of humor, Selekman demonstrates how the clinician can capitalize on the strengths and resources of family members, peers, and other involved mental health professionals to resolve the client's presenting problems rapidly. His approach artfully integrates cutting-edge therapeutic ideas from Steve de Shazer, Michael White, Tom Andersen, and the Galveston group. Dispelling the notion that the Solution-Oriented Brief Therapy model is merely a "band-aid" approach, the author demonstrates powerful methods for facilitating systemic, lasting change. Pathways to Change includes many helpful features that enable mental health and addiction professionals to conduct effective brief therapy successfully with difficult adolescents and their families. Selekman provides detailed guidelines for therapeutic task design and selection, purposeful systemic interviewing, empirically based strategies for engaging difficult adolescents, and ways to collaborate with involved helping professionals from larger systems. He also presents a blueprint for how to conduct his Solution-Oriented Parenting group, which can be utilized as an alternative to regular family therapy or when therapists are unable to engage the adolescents in treatment. Incorporating case examples and actual interview transcripts to highlight key therapeutic techniques, Selekman presents a comprehensive, ecosystemic therapeutic approach that provides useful therapeutic options for working with a challenging population. Pathways to Change is an important resource for psychologists, psychotherapists, social workers, addiction professionals, family therapists, and anyone working with difficult adolescents and their families
Collaborative brief therapy with children by Matthew D Selekman( )

10 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This uniquely integrative book brings together research on executive function processes from leaders in education, neuroscience, and psychology. It focuses on how to apply current knowledge to assessment and instruction with diverse learners, including typically developing children and those with learning difficulties and developmental disabilities. The role of executive function processes in learning is examined and methods for identifying executive function difficulties are reviewed. Chapters describe scientifically grounded models for promoting these key cognitive capacities at the level of the individual child, the classroom, and the entire school. Implications for teaching particular content areas - reading, writing, and math - are also discussed."--Pub. desc
Working with high-risk adolescents : an individualized family therapy approach by Matthew D Selekman( )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This innovative book focuses on helping high-risk adolescents and their families rapidly resolve long-standing difficulties. Matthew D. Selekman spells out a range of solution-focused strategies and other techniques, illustrating their implementation with vivid case examples. His approach augments individual and family sessions with collaborative meetings that enlist the strengths of the adolescent's social network and key helping professionals from larger systems. User-friendly features include checklists, sample questions to aid in relationship building and goal setting, and reproducible forms that can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. Blending family therapy science with therapeutic artistry, the book significantly refines and updates the approach originally presented in Selekman's Pathways to Change. Subject Areas/Key Words: adolescents, at-risk, brief, Collaborative Strengths-Based Family Therapy, counseling, creative, CSBFT, defiant, delinquents, difficult, families, family, flexible, high-risk, improvisational, interventions, juvenile delinquency, oppositional, parents, Pathways to Change, psychotherapy, risky behaviors, self-harming, self-injury, social networks, solution-focused, solution-oriented, substance abuse, suicidal, teenagers, violence, youth Audience: Clinical child/adolescent psychologists, family therapists, counselors, social workers, and psychiatrists"--
Solution-focused therapy with children : harnessing family strengths for systemic change by Matthew D Selekman( Book )

9 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This practice-oriented text demonstrates an innovative, effective, brief therapy approach for time-sensitive assessment and intervention with children and families
Family therapy approaches with adolescent substance abusers( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Building on adolescent expertise : a solution oriented brief therapy approach by Jon Carlson( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matthew Selekman is known worldwide for his work with difficult-to-treat children and adolescents and their families. In this unique demonstration video, we see him at work with a mother and her angry adolescent daughter. Combining traditional solution-focused techniques with his own technique of working with subgroups of the family within the same session, he instills both a new understanding of the problem, and a new sense of their considerable resources for dealing with it
Living on the razor's edge : solution-oriented brief family therapy with self-harming adolescents by Matthew D Selekman( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Employing a multifaceted, flexible approach based on solution-focused therapy, the author offers clear and sensible ideas for working with the difficult and disturbing problem of adolescent self-harm
Working with self-harming adolescents : a collaborative, strengths-based therapy approach by Matthew D Selekman( Book )

9 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cutting, burning, drug and alcohol abuse, excessive risk taking, eating disorders - self-harm is an all-too-common and distressing part of teenage lives. This book aims to sort myth from fact, and helps professionals intervene in a way that builds the inner strength of teenagers rather than turning them away. It contains case examples
Play in family therapy by Eliana Gil( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This classic volume, now completely revised, has helped tens of thousands of therapists integrate play therapy and family therapy techniques in clinical practice. Eliana Gil demonstrates a broad range of verbal and nonverbal strategies for engaging all family members--including those who are ambivalent toward therapy--and tailoring interventions for different types of presenting problems. Numerous case examples illustrate ways to effectively use puppets, storytelling, art making, the family play genogram, drama, and other expressive techniques with children, adolescents, and their parents. Gil offers specific guidance for becoming a more flexible, creative practitioner and shows how recent advances in neuroscience support her approach. Photographs of client artwork are included. New to This Edition *Incorporates 20 years of clinical experience and the ongoing development of Gil's influential integrative approach. *All-new case material. *Discusses how current brain research can inform creative interventions. *Heightened focus on personal metaphors, complete with detailed suggestions for exploring and processing them."--
Changing self-destructive habits : pathways to solutions with couples and families by Matthew D Selekman( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the first time in one volume self-harm, substance abuse, eating-disordered behavior, gambling, and Internet and cyber sex abuse-five crippling, self-destructive behaviors-are given a common conceptual framework to help with therapeutic intervention. Matthew Selekman and Mark Beyebach, two internationally-recognized therapists, know first-hand that therapists see clients who have problems with several of these habits in varying contexts. They maintain an optimistic, positive, solution-focused approach while carefully addressing problems and risks. The difficulties of change, the risk of sli
The adolescent and young adult self-harming treatment manual : a collaborative strengths-based brief therapy approach by Matthew D Selekman( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed as a companion workbook to the author's Working with Self-Harming Adolescent, this manual for therapists provides specific protocols for assessment, intervention and treatment of these specific behaviors. Selekman, a licensed social worker with a private practice, condenses his "collaborative strengths" approach to treatment by outlining specific guidelines for dealing with families, couples, groups and school personnel. The author also outlines The Summit Program and The Pathways to Possibilities Program he has developed over the years, and he offers troubleshooting guidelines for more challenging treatment dilemmas
Abrir caminos para el cambio : soluciones de terapia breve para adolescentes con problemas by Matthew D Selekman( )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

¿Cómo ayudar a los adolescentes cuando su nuevo mundo de relaciones y actividades les tiende trampas difíciles de evitar, como las drogas, el alcohol, las "heroicas" transgresiones de toda clase de normas ... o cuando su integración social provoca graves conflictos personales y con la familia? Matthew Selekman, un muy experimentado terapeuta familiar que ha trabajado exitosamente con problemas de familia de todos los estratos sociales, ofrece aquí una serie de estrategias eminentemente prácticas para ayudar a los adolescentes y sus familia a suerar graves crisis y problemas. El método de la terapia de familia breve centrada en la solución de problemas evita hurgar en los aspectos negativos. Apostando por los potenciales de la voluntad de cambio, el terapeuta puede contar con la cooperación del grupo familiar en la elaboración de estrategias y la fijación de metas realistas que las familias son capaces de poner en práctica. El modelo aquí presentado integra las ideas de De Shazer, de Michael White (del grupo MRI), de Tom Andersen y del grupo Houston-Galveston. En una gran variedad de casos clínicos se ejemplifican las tácticas de la improvisación terapéutica, el uso del humor y de la negociación de pactos de colaboración con los familiares. Los adolescentes muhcas veces se niegan a participar en el tratamiento, Selekman incluye valiosos modelos alternativos de trabajo convencional en forma de tratamientos de apoyo sólo destiandos a los padres
Hartarse, vomitar, torturarse : la terapia en tiempo breve by Giorgio Nardone( )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"El verdadero misterio es lo que se ve y no lo invisible" Esta brillante afirmación de Oscar Wilde es perfectamente adecuada para describir el asombro de una persona corriente ante trastronos psíquicos y conducturlaes, tan sorprendentes, extravagantes y contra natura como son hartarse, vomitar y autolesionarse con el objeto de aliviar el sentimiento o buscar un estremecimiento de placer. Según Nardone y Selekman, es posible demostrar que bulimia y autolesión, cada vez más extendidas entre jóvenes y adolescentes, no son categorías diagnósticas distintas, sino dos caras de la misma moneda, y como tales han de ser tratadas. Los autores plantean la posibilidad de una intervención rápida y estratégica, de un modelo terapéutico construído a medida del paciente que permite dar un vuelco a la lógica perversa del trastrono. Según este enfoque tecnológico, son las soluciones más eficaces, elaboradas sobre el terreno, las que definen y describen la patología, en otras palabras, el conocimiento deriva del cambio concreto en la vida del paciente, y node un cuadro teórico o estadísitico que se supone infalible e inmutable. Junto con la exposición de varios casos clínicos, la presente obra ofrece un amplio e imaginativo repertorio de estratagemas terapéuticos que son el fruto de décadas de investigación e intervención
Ke fu ni jing de hai zi : jiao dian jie jue zi shang de jia ting ce lue by Sai Lai Ke Man( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in Chinese and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gai bian zhi lu : duan qi zhi liao jie jue fang fa ying yong yu nan chan qing shao nian by Sai lai ke man( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in Chinese and English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now in a fully revised and expanded second edition, this innovative, practical guide presents an effective brief therapy model for working with challenging adolescents and their families. The solution-oriented techniques and strategies so skillfully presented in the original volume are now augmented by ideas and findings from other therapeutic traditions, with a heightened focus on engagement and relationship building. Illustrated with extensive clinical material, the book demonstrates ways to draw on each family's strengths to collaboratively bring about significant behavioral change. Entirely new chapters discuss therapeutic improvisation and the creative use of self and offer powerful ideas for working with involuntary and multistressed clients, including parents who are angry, pessimistic, laissez-faire, or psychiatrically impaired. Another new chapter presents a "mini-manual" for conducting solution-oriented parenting groups
Brief, strengths-based, collaborative therapy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the course of five counseling sessions, Matthew Selekman works with Raquel and Lydia, a mother-daughter duo who have come to therapy to discuss some bumps in the road as the family is transitioning through a typical developmental stage - Lydia moving from the end of adolescence and into young adulthood, which includes attending community college and moving in with her boyfriend. Selekman works with the mother and daughter to see what successes they have already had and how they will continue to capitalize on their strengths into the future
Brief, strengths-based, collaborative therapy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the course of five counseling sessions, Matthew Selekman works with Raquel and Lydia, a mother-daughter duo who have come to therapy to discuss some bumps in the road as the family is transitioning through a typical developmental stage - Lydia moving from the end of adolescence and into young adulthood, which includes attending community college and moving in with her boyfriend. Selekman works with the mother and daughter to see what successes they have already had and how they will continue to capitalize on their strengths into the future
Brief, strengths-based, collaborative therapy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the course of five counseling sessions, Matthew Selekman works with Raquel and Lydia, a mother-daughter duo who have come to therapy to discuss some bumps in the road as the family is transitioning through a typical developmental stage - Lydia moving from the end of adolescence and into young adulthood, which includes attending community college and moving in with her boyfriend. Selekman works with the mother and daughter to see what successes they have already had and how they will continue to capitalize on their strengths into the future
Brief, strengths-based, collaborative therapy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the course of five counseling sessions, Matthew Selekman works with Raquel and Lydia, a mother-daughter duo who have come to therapy to discuss some bumps in the road as the family is transitioning through a typical developmental stage - Lydia moving from the end of adolescence and into young adulthood, which includes attending community college and moving in with her boyfriend. Selekman works with the mother and daughter to see what successes they have already had and how they will continue to capitalize on their strengths into the future
Brief, strengths-based, collaborative therapy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the course of five counseling sessions, Matthew Selekman works with Raquel and Lydia, a mother-daughter duo who have come to therapy to discuss some bumps in the road as the family is transitioning through a typical developmental stage - Lydia moving from the end of adolescence and into young adulthood, which includes attending community college and moving in with her boyfriend. Selekman works with the mother and daughter to see what successes they have already had and how they will continue to capitalize on their strengths into the future
 
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