The Centre for Solution Focused Practice


Are you ready?

Questioning the client's 'readiness' is common in therapy discussions. However in Solution Focused Practice it is not a question that occurs to us. Chris Iveson sets out our thinking.

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.

A stepping stone

Stepping straight into the Solution Focused world for those who have been using a problem focused approach is, for many, not easy. Here Harvey Ratner is suggesting a Stepping Stone, a possible staging post to facilitate the shift.

Talking about the problem

How do Solution Focused practitioners think about 'problem-talk'? Evan George responds to the question 'do some people need to talk about their problem in depth?'.

The next appointment

What do we do about making next appointments? Does it make a difference. Evan George shares some thoughts.

Endings: a personal journey

The way that session endings have changed reflects our changing thinking about the Solution Focused approach. Evan George shares his personal journey, where he started and where he has reached.

Integration: a common question.

Evan George comes back to the question of 'integration', one of the most commonly asked questions on Solution Focused trainings. 'Can you integrate Solution Focus with other approaches?' - Evan is clear about his thoughts on this.


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