About Anne Lutz

Anne Bodmer Lutz, B.S.N., M.D. is the Executive Director of The Institute for Solution-Focused Therapy. Read her full bio at https://solutionfocused.net/anne-bodmer-lutz-m-d/

Solution-Focused Article List Evidence 2019 updated

2020-07-21T19:36:08+00:00February 5th, 2020|

Brockman, Mariah, et al. “Managing Child Behavior Problems in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders: Utilizing Structural and Solution Focused Therapy With Primary Caregivers.” The American Journal of Family Therapy, vol. 44, no. 1, 2015, pp. 1–10., doi:10.1080/01926187.2015.1099414. Carr, Alan, et al. “Parents Plus Systemic, Solution-Focused Parent Training Programs: Description, Review of the Evidence Base, Read More >

Solution-Based Therapy Finding More Prominent Role

2020-01-31T19:42:04+00:00January 31st, 2020|

As physicians shift care from a disease-centered to a patient-centered clinical method, there is a need for a compatible counseling paradigm. Solution-focused therapy is a competency-based model that minimizes emphasis on past problems and failings and instead focuses on patient strengths and resources (Trepper et al., 2006). Read the full article on Psychiatric New Update

A Language of Hope: Solution-Focused Translations

2021-05-11T20:55:29+00:00May 16th, 2019|

By Anne Bodmer Lutz, M.D. In my over 20 years as a practicing child and family psychiatrist, I have come to realize that in addition to a very different paradigm than problem-focused therapies, solution-focused therapy pays meticulous attention to language and words that instill hope and respect. I invite you to consider a few examples Read More >

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

2021-05-11T21:04:44+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 Read More >

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

2022-10-07T00:21:53+00:00October 4th, 2017|

Anne Bodmer Lutz, B.S.N., M.D. Anxiety is common 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 refusal, Read More >

Tips for Talking with Teens: Solution-Focused Strategies in Schools

2021-05-11T19:38:09+00:00May 6th, 2017|

bY Sylvia True Head of High School Science and Technology Department Holliston High School, Holliston, MA We asked Dr. Anne Lutz to give our science department at Holliston High School a presentation on solution focused skills in schools. The goal was for the teachers to gain a basic understanding of solution focused techniques, and Read More >

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