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How I approach therapy and coaching

I use a Solution Focused approach. When people have something they want to change in their lives it is useful to work towards solutions, rather than to just focus problems and speculate on their causes.

My Solution Focused approach means that I work in collaboration with my client to establish their strengths and skills, to understand their aspirations and ambitions, and to help them establish their goals in our work together.

Results are achieved quickly – typically in one to five sessions – which in the fast-paced lives we lead these days suits many people.

The Solution Focused approach has its roots in the therapeutic approach devised by Steve de Shazer, Insoo Kim Berg and others, at the Brief Family Therapy Centre Milwaukee. The approach values simplicity in philosophy and language and aims to discover “what works” in a given situation, simply and practically. For 30 years Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) has been developed as a positive and pragmatic way to work with individuals and organisations.

 

Personal Consulting

Personal Consulting will help you identify your goals and ambitions, and make a plan to achieve them. In the role of Personal Consultant I work a coach to help you in identifying what’s important to you and how to go about getting what you want from life.

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FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions about Brief Therapy and Coaching Shouldn’t I be able to sort out my own problems? There are times when we all get stuck or worn down by a problem or habit we seem unable to fix. Or something that causes us stress…

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Solution Focused Thinking

The term Solution-Focused is widely used, but it is often used without really understand the meaning of the term Solution-Focused approach, what it means or why it is so valuable. Solution-Focused (SF) practice has its roots in the therapeutic approach devised by Steve de Shazer,…

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What is Solution Focused Brief Therapy?

Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) is a therapeutic approach which is effective and brief. By focusing on the future – rather than dwelling on the past – and identifying for the strengths and resources of the client, SFBT aims to build solutions rather than solve…

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