A Solution Focused Brief Therapy ( Sfbt ) Lens

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When viewing this family in a Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) lens, we would focus on the solutions rather than the problem. Although the initial assessment would be similar to that of structural and strategic therapy, all of these issues would be explore, we would focus on the solutions rather than the problem. Although the initial assessment would be similar to that of structural and strategic therapy, all of these issues would be explored in a way that allowed for less “problem talk” and more solution based ideas. Stage one of SFBT would be to find out what the client wants. For Issue/Concern 1, it could be assumed that the family would like Kay to quit using. Stage two suggests that we fin what’s working and do more of it. In order to achieve this I would focus on finding the exceptions. We know that Kay quit using during her first pregnancy. I would find out what she did that allowed her to stay sober. I would help her attach emotions and values to the behaviors that allowed her to the behaviors that allowed her to stay clean and encourage her to continuing utilizing the behaviors that worked before. Stage three states that we should do something different Stage three states that we should do something different. We could further explores Kats interest as well as ways that the family may be able to work with Kay to try new things that they can do together that have positive effects. For Issue/Concern 2, stage one of SFBT would consistent living for the family.
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