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Applying Solution Focused Questions to an Educational Assessment Tool

2020-07-21T19:36:10+00:00July 5th, 2018|

Wynn Calder – 6/19/18 In the spring of 2017, as a mid-career graduate student in counseling psychology at Framingham State University, I took Dr. Anne Lutz’s course, Solution-Focused Fundamentals and Practice. In thinking about what I might do for my final project, a light bulb went off: Solution Focused questions could improve my sustainability assessment [Read More]

In The Wake of Tragedy

2020-07-21T19:36:10+00:00March 25th, 2018|

Erin Sepe Several years ago I was substituting, for a day, in a kindergarten classroom when the school practiced a “code red” drill. I found myself, with 20 five-years-olds, huddled under the desk, lights off, shades drawn, and classroom door locked. Part of the drill includes the principal walking down the halls and checking that [Read More]

“Who” is the person in person-centered care? A Solution-Focused perspective.

2020-07-21T19:36:10+00:00March 25th, 2018|

Anne Bodmer Lutz, B.S.N. M.D. What does “person-centered care” mean? The use of this terminology is frequent, but the concept is vague. "Person-centered care" (PCC) has been recognized as one of the critical elements needed for the redesign of our nation's health care system (IOM, 2001). The Institute of Medicine (2001) defined PCC as “care [Read More]


2020-07-21T19:36:10+00:00February 10th, 2018|

“BUT NOW IT’S COOL TO SEE THAT MY PARENTS ARE PROUD OF ME!:” A SPARKLING MOMENT INTERVIEW  James G. McCullagh             In the spring of 2017 one of the assignments at the end of the semester in Dr. Anne Lutz’s Solution-Focused Fundamentals course[1] was to present on a topic that had inspired each of us.  [Read More]

A Language of Hope: The Top Ten Solution-Focused Translations

2020-07-21T19:36:10+00:00February 10th, 2018|

Anne Bodmer Lutz, B.S.N., M.D. Human beings are unique in two ways – we are tool-bearing and talkative. This ability to talk provides us with opportunities to communicate with others. Some conversations enhance possibility, while others diminish it. When possibility is enhanced, we have self-agency – a sense that we can take the necessary actions [Read More]

Anxiety in Youth: Solution-Focused Brief Therapy Approaches that Produce Results

2020-07-21T19:36:10+00:00October 4th, 2017|

Anne Bodmer Lutz, B.S.N., M.D. Anxiety is a common occurrence for children and adolescents with lifetime prevalence rates ranging from 2.6% to 20%. Children and adolescents coping with anxiety may experience lower achievement, difficulties with social and emotional functioning, depression, and substance use disorders. There are many examples of how anxiety presents with youth: school [Read More]

Inspirations from our Summer Intensive Certificate Program

2020-07-21T19:36:10+00:00October 3rd, 2017|

After attending the Summer Intensive Certificate Program in Solution-Focused Therapy Principles and Practice, I feel a sense of possibility. I registered for the training hoping to gain skills and knowledge that I could integrate into my clinical practice. Having completed the program, I feel renewed and restored, both professionally and personally. The experience, knowledge, and [Read More]

Lists, Nutrition, and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy

2020-07-21T19:36:13+00:00October 3rd, 2017|

By Richard Kahn, Ph.D., MS, RD Specializing in Infants, Children, and Families | Facebook page is RichardKahnNutrition Solution-Focused brief therapists use lists. We make lists every time we keep track of positive exceptions or explore the details of exceptions, e.g., "is there anything or anyone else?” Lists are especially useful when applying SFBT in the [Read More]

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