604 Becoming a Solution Focused Therapist

How to Make Therapy Briefer and More Effective

While most traditional therapies tend to focus on a problem rather than its solution, solution-focused brief therapists are trained in the deceptively simple art of asking targeted questions about what the problem’s solution may be. This approach can accelerate therapy with a range of challenging clinical issues, including anxiety and depression. In this highly interactive workshop, you’ll learn how to master the art of asking solution-focused questions tailored to each client’s path to healing. You’ll explore how to:

  • Leverage the most positive aspects of a client’s experience to more quickly and effectively achieve clinical goals
  • Ask the right targeted questions in ways that turn problems into movement toward solutions in every session
  • Competently maintain the flow of a solution-focused conversation, regardless of the severity of the presented problem
  • Apply a new perspective on using the solution-focused approach in your own work that integrates focusing on a desired outcome, using the client’s language to ask questions, and evoking client strengths in therapy

Elliott Connie, MA, LPC, is a therapist, international trainer, and the founder of The Solution Focused Universe, an online training community. His books include Solution Building in Couples Therapy, The Solution Focused Marriage, and The Art of Solution Focused Therapy.

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