The Centre for Solution Focused Practice
  • Therapy and Coaching

    What happens when you come to us is that we 'get down to business' – the therapy starts from the moment the appointment is made because that’s when very often, if you look out for it, things will begin to improve.

  • In Service Training

    Call BRIEF if you want to add Solution Focused Practice to what you are able to offer your customers. We are the most experienced and innovative team of Practitioner-Trainers you will find.

  • BRIEF Blog

    BRIEF has been a 'hothouse' of creativity and for many years it has taken a leading role in shaping solution focused practice around the world. The Blog provides a window into our thinking.

Courses

Train with BRIEF. Our comprehensive Course Programme offers the most flexible route to becoming an effective enabler of lasting change with individuals, families, groups, teams and whole organisations.

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In-Service Training

Since 1989 BRIEF has delivered over 5000 days of agency-based training to organisations throughout the Public, Corporate and Voluntary sectors.

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Therapy & Coaching

Solution focused brief therapy is an approach to counselling that is brief and Solution focused brief therapy is an approach to counselling that is brief and effective.

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BRIEF is unique
We do what we teach and we teach what we do.

We are the world’s leading centre for solution focused practice in therapy and counselling as well as in coaching, leadership, team building and conflict resolution.

BRIEF’s training programme is the most extensive in the world providing inspiration to front-line workers in health, education and social care as well as to senior executives in both public and private enterprise. BRIEF has delivered training in every corner of the UK as well as in over 20 countries across 4 continents. We have worked with drug and alcohol services in Greece, mining managers in Western Australia, Abu Dhabi health service workers, the staff of a school for children with hearing difficulties in Beirut and managers from 28 countries working for a global business and household name.

BRIEF Diploma

The BRIEF Diploma and Certificate is aimed at practitioners who have already attended short courses and started to use solution focused skills in their work. The BRIEF Diploma and Certificate is aimed at practitioners who have already attended short courses and started to use solution focused skills in their work.

BRIEF Certificate

BRIEF offers three certificates, a certificate in solution focused practice, another in solution focused coaching and a third in solution focused leadership. Applicants will choose the track that most interests them and fits best with their role and this choice will influence which of BRIEF'S courses they will need to complete.

Upcoming Course Dates

Location Course Course Date Price    
London SF Practice - 4-day Foundation Programme 04 Oct - 07 Oct 2016 £660 info
London Louis Cauffman - Solution Tango 13 Oct - 14 Oct 2016 £300 info
London Working with Substance Misusers 17 Oct - 18 Oct 2016 £330 info
London Staying Brief - Adults 20 Oct - 21 Oct 2016 £330 info
Sheffield SF Practice - 2-day Foundation Programme 10 Nov - 11 Nov 2016 £330 info
London Solution Focused Groupwork 14 Nov 2016 £165 info
London Solution Focused Leadership 15 Nov - 16 Nov 2016 £660 info
London Solution Focused Coaching 17 Nov - 18 Nov 2016 £660 info

Blog

Words - slipping and sliding.

‘The goal is best thought of as some member of the class of ways that the therapist and the client will know that the problem is solved rather than any particular member of that class.’ Steve de Shazer Clues: Investigating Solutions in Brief Therapy

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