Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
Professional counseling for Gosford and other areas on Central Coast
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) is a short-term goal focused therapeutic approach, which creates change by developing solutions rather than dwelling on problems.
What does Solution-Focused Brief Therapy look like in practice?
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy usually includes the following elements:
A conversational opening that explores what brought you to therapy.
A concrete discussion about the goals that you’re trying to reach.
Exploration of the instances when you did get what you needed or wanted. In this stage we might also explore when and how you managed the problem differently.
The use of a scaling exercise to determine where you stand on certain matters. From there we will explore what needs to happen to change your standpoint by even the smallest amount.
Helping you remain focused on your goals.
A discussion at the end of the session about what’s been helpful. Your psychologist will also give you a task or tasks to try at home.
What issues is Solution-Focused Brief Therapy best at addressing?
Solution Focused Brief Therapy is best suited to dealing with problems such as work-related issues, drug use, relationship problems, etc.
Read more about Solution Focused Therapy here.