It seems like only yesterday that we were saying goodbye to 2011 and welcoming in 2012. Each year I write my goals for the upcoming year and post them on a bulletin board in my home office. As I review the goals […]
Today was the second day of teaching a course on using the Solution Focused Approach to work with young individuals in New Orleans, Louisiana. A topic of discussion came up about the process of “developing solutions” in the session and […]
I had a thought recently about the solution focused approach that I wanted to share with everyone. If you ever attended one of my trainings, you may have heard me stress how important it is to trust the client when conducting solution focused sessions. This goes beyond just trusting the client’s ideas; this is about trusting in the client’s hopes and their ideas for what they want their future to look like.
Congrats!!! I have just done my first drawing to give away 3 free copies of my newest book, Solution Building in Couples Therapy! I am very excited about this book! Last week, I was teaching in Malmo, Sweden and Torun, Poland, […]
Your relationship is priority: Nothing should ever detract from the roles of the relationship. Any sort of challenges or new situations that arise must be in addition to, not instead of, your role in your relationship. The most common example is when a couple has children.