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(p. 189) Session 9: “Have a Few Solutions in Mind” 

(p. 189) Session 9: “Have a Few Solutions in Mind”
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(p. 189) Session 9: “Have a Few Solutions in Mind”
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Laura J. Dietz

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10.1093/med-psych/9780190640033.003.0013
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date: 22 October 2019

Chapter 13 of Family-based Interpersonal Psychotherapy (FB-IPT) for Depressed Preadolescents presents the ninth session of family-based interpersonal therapy (FB-IPT), in which the therapist introduces problem-solving strategies (“Have a Few Solutions in Mind”)with the preadolescent and the parent. The therapist revisits the depression circle to identify a problem to solve and presents techniques that encourage compromise (“Meet in the Middle”) and negotiation (“Let’s Make a Deal”). In working with the preadolescent to propose a solution to an identified problem, the therapist incorporates many of the communications skills presented in earlier sessions, such as “Give to Get” and “Make ‘I Feel’ Statements.” Dyadic role-plays focus on helping preadolescents and parents identify and communicate their wants and/or concerns about problematic issues, as well as possible solutions that can be implemented and revised.

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