Shelja Sen

All You Need Is Love

As parents, we foist our dreams and aspirations on our children, push them to be more that we could ever ...
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In Memory of Martin Oswin

In Memory of Martin Oswin

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the death of one of our trainers, Martin Oswin ...
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Helping Clients Heal from Trauma: Solution-focused Approach

Helping Clients Heal from Trauma: Solution-focused Approach

In solution-focused therapy (SFT) the therapist deliberately avoids making assumptions about the causes of psychological problems. Instead of allocating time ...
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Driving a Solution-Focused Bus

by Erin Sepe I frequently reflect on my therapy sessions. I ask myself what went well and what I’d like ...
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Miracle Question:  Stricture or Structure?

Miracle Question:  Stricture or Structure?

Richard Kahn, Ph.D., MS, RD The Miracle Question (MQ) is an important tool in SFBT. Some practitioners, like me, have ...
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Applying Solution Focused Questions to an Educational Assessment Tool

Applying Solution Focused Questions to an Educational Assessment Tool

Wynn Calder – 6/19/18 In the spring of 2017, as a mid-career graduate student in counseling psychology at Framingham State ...
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Why has my life ALWAYS been terrible

Why has my life ALWAYS been terrible

A Simple Graph Which Answers The Question: “Why has my life ALWAYS been terrible?” Seth Bernstein, Ph.D. Corvallis, Oregon A ...
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In The Wake of Tragedy

In The Wake of Tragedy

Erin Sepe Several years ago I was substituting, for a day, in a kindergarten classroom when the school practiced a ...
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“Who” is the person in person-centered care? A Solution-Focused perspective.

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

Anne Bodmer Lutz, B.S.N. M.D. What does “person-centered care” mean? The use of this terminology is frequent, but the concept ...
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A SPARKLING MOMENT INTERVIEW

A SPARKLING MOMENT INTERVIEW

“BUT NOW IT’S COOL TO SEE THAT MY PARENTS ARE PROUD OF ME!:” A SPARKLING MOMENT INTERVIEW James G. McCullagh ...
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A Language of Hope: The Top Ten Solution-Focused Translations

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

Anne Bodmer Lutz, B.S.N., M.D. Human beings are unique in two ways – we are tool-bearing and talkative. This ability ...
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Anxiety in Youth: Solution-Focused Brief Therapy Approaches that Produce Results

Anne Bodmer Lutz, B.S.N., M.D. Anxiety is a common occurrence for children and adolescents with lifetime prevalence rates ranging from ...
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Summer Intensive Certificate Program

Inspirations from our Summer Intensive Certificate Program

After attending the Summer Intensive Certificate Program in Solution-Focused Therapy Principles and Practice, I feel a sense of possibility. I ...
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Lists, Nutrition, and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy

By Richard Kahn, Ph.D., MS, RD Specializing in Infants, Children, and Families RichardKahnNutrition.com | Facebook page is RichardKahnNutrition Solution-Focused brief ...
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Tips for Talking with Teens: Solution-Focused Strategies in Schools

bY Sylvia True Head of High School Science and Technology Department Holliston High School, Holliston, MA We asked Dr. Anne ...
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Solution-Focused Inspirations for the Educator

Solution-Focused Inspirations for the Educator

By Terry S. Trepper, Ph.D.[1], and Yvonne M. Dolan, M.A.[2] Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) principles have been increasingly applied to ...
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 The Pragmatics of Hope: What to Do When All Seems Lost

by Yvonne Dolan Note: This article was originally published in The Psychotherapy Networker (2003) January/February issue and reprinted (2015)by The ...
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Solution-Focused Coaching

For Medical Professionals, Educators, and Clinicians The Solution-Focused Approach can be used successfully to find satisfying outcomes for both patients ...
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How Solution-Focused Therapy can help battle the Opioid Epidemic: Tools to Enhance Engagement

Anne Bodmer Lutz, B.S.N., M.D. The current epidemic of opioid use has been called the worst drug crisis in American ...
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How Solution-Focused Therapy Can Help to Cope with Grief and Loss

By Jim Dunn, MS I am inspired to share a fictional representation of a composite case example based on a ...
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Hope Springs Eternal. What is your best hope for today?

By Christiaan Von Woerden After a year of observing and assisting medical interns in dealing with children and thinking about ...
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What is Solution-Focused Therapy?

Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), also called Solution-Focused Therapy, Solution-Building Practice therapy was developed by Steve de Shazer (1940-2005), and Insoo ...
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An Inspiring Conversation with Dr. Margret Chang, M.D.

How Solution-Focused Therapy can enhance care of the medically complex patient An Inspiring Conversation with Dr. Margret Chang, M.D. Anne ...
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How the Solution-Focused Approach can promote healthy behaviors in a busy public health nutrition clinic.

By Richard Kahn I am inspired to share a fictional representation of a composite case example based on the type ...
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Exploring Your Sparkling Moments

By Jennifer Yalowitz, LMFT As solution-focused therapists, we spend a lot of time identifying and amplifying our clients’ Exceptions (Positive ...
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