Category: Solution Focused Therapy

SFBT is About Listening For Opportunities to Ask Another Question

Posted by Elliott Connie - May 29, 2020 - Solution Focused Therapy
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In a recent course I was teaching, Evan George mentioned how SFBT is a way of listening. This is because you are listening for opportunity rather than understanding. We have to have our ears honed to listen for opportunities to ask the next question. And remember, we have to recognize our biases because we need […]

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How Do I Not Give Up On My Clients When Sessions Get Really Difficult?

Posted by Elliott Connie - May 22, 2020 - Solution Focused Therapy
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I recently had a moment during a webinar that really hit me in the heart. Part of Solution Focused Brief Therapy is a stance and a human’s ability to use hope to overcome any challenge. One question from a participant was, “How do I not give up on clients when it gets really hard in […]

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What Can I Do to Help Others?

Posted by Elliott Connie - May 15, 2020 - Solution Focused Therapy
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I always say in my videos that SFBT is about helping others. But helping others goes beyond my teachings. Today, I wanted to extend my thanks to the essential service workers who often go unrecognized. They help all of us function in our daily lives and they deserve to be thanked. So, you know, we […]

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Treat People Like Humans By Attending to Their Hopes

Posted by Elliott Connie - May 9, 2020 - Solution Focused Therapy
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The most basic, fundamental desire for people is to be treated like a human being. Anytime we try to devalue the human experience, people revolt. It’s important to remember that you are NOT talking to a diagnosis, you are talking to a person, an individual who is important to those around them.The moment we treat […]

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