The Centre for Solution Focused Practice

Therapy & Counselling

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. Research shows it to bring about lasting change on average in less than 5 sessions and in up to 83% of referrals. It can be brief because it is future-focused and because it works with the strengths of those who come by making the best use of their resources, and it can bring about lasting change precisely because it aims to build solutions rather than solve problems.

People come to the BRIEF with an enormously diverse range of troubles including stress, depression, anxiety, sleep-problems, drug and alcohol problems, relationship difficulties with both children and partners, histories of abuse and oppression, pain, mental health problems and work-related concerns. On the basis of the research evidence BRIEF will work with anyone who thinks that solution focused brief therapy could be of help in his or her life.

BRIEF is also committed to being able to work not only with the rich and famous but also with the poor and homeless and therefore offers therapy on a no-fee basis to the referred clients of the public sector in significant need.

She came back like a different person and started to get on with everything.

- Referrer

SF Practice - 2-day Foundation Programme

Location Course Course Date Price    
Bristol SF Practice - 2-day Foundation Programme 25 Apr - 26 Apr 2019 £330 info
Brighton SF Practice - 2-day Foundation Programme 10 Jun - 11 Jun 2019 £330 info
Manchester SF Practice - 2-day Foundation Programme 09 Jul - 10 Jul 2019 £330 info

SF Practice - 4-day Foundation Programme

Location Course Course Date Price    
London SF Practice - 4-day Foundation Programme 29 Jan - 01 Feb 2019 £660 info
London SF Practice - 4-day Foundation Programme 26 Mar - 29 Mar 2019 £660 info
London SF Practice - 4-day Foundation Programme 18 Jun - 21 Jun 2019 £660 info

2 Day Solution Focused Practice for Education Professionals

Location Course Course Date Price    
London 2 Day Solution Focused Practice for Education… 13 May - 14 May 2019 £330 info

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