Year: 1998 Source: Crisis Intervention and Time-Limited Treatment, v.4, no.2-3, (1998), p.159-177 SIEC No: 19990476

The major elements of a catalyst model of crisis & crisis intervention are described. The catalyst model is based on a process view of crisis. Guidelines and intervention options are delineated to help therapists create small yet significant shifts in the escalating solution patterns of client crises. Directions to other resources & implications for future practice & applications to a broad range of generic crisis patterns are discussed. (27 refs.)