News of Difference: Understanding, Highlighting, and Building Exceptions in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy

  title={News of Difference: Understanding, Highlighting, and Building Exceptions in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy},
  author={Samira Y. Garcia},
  journal={Journal of Systemic Therapies},
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