The Centre for Solution Focused Practice


Taking our clients seriously.

A question recently raised the issue of just how we listen to people and the assumptions that we bring, or do not bring, to our conversations with clients. Evan George responds.

‘But I don't know how’.

When we invite people to watch out for change between sessions why do clients not protest 'but I don't know how'? Evan George explores some thoughts.

Walking the Dog

Chris Iveson’s story takes us back to the early days of the Solution Focused approach, when 'exceptions' were at the very heart of the approach and yet Chris's refusal to give up on his client is as important now as it was then.

Making it real.

When we invite people to describe their preferred future this is not a dream, it is not a fantasy, it is a difference that is embedded in real life. Evan George explores where this thought can take us.

Panning for gold in the garbage.

2020 has been a really tough year and the temptation to just move on, to see what 2021 might hold for us, has been strong. But Evan George suggests that you don't move on too quickly. 2020 might hold hidden treasures. This is how to find them, BRIEF's treasure map.

Two experts working together.

How we think about what we do is important since how we conceptualise impacts the delivery. Here Evan George writes about an idea that underpins everything that we do.


Featured Video

What is SF - a 2020 version of the approach


July 9, 2020