The Centre for Solution Focused Practice

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. 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.

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

Coaching & Consultation

BRIEF has been involved in the delivery of Solution Focused Coaching and Consultation over the past 35 years.  BRIEF delivers Coaching and Consultation on-line or on the phone. BRIEF is experienced in working with individuals, working with teams and in helping people to find their own best ways forward in situations of conflict.

"I walked out of BRIEF with a completely different idea of what was possible."
Coachee

Blog

Trust

Trust is at the heart of Solution Focused Practice. Evan George explores the ways in which trust turns up in our way of working.

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What is SF - a 2020 version of the approach

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July 9, 2020