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    Abstract Solution-focused therapy has been criticized for abandoning the expressive progressions of clients, yet, an analysis of works challenges this argument and shows that the use of positive self-talk within the changing process of Solution-focused therapy has been existing since its beginning expansion. This paper will explore the historical context of Solution Focused Therapy and how the theory has evolved. The author will also examine the underlying assumptions of the theory and causes,

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    This term paper is about solution-focused therapy and experiential therapy. In solution-focused therapy, the therapy does not emphasize the problem at all; it stresses and highlights the solution. The client is the expert and not the therapist. The experiential approach is often used to facilitate meaningful changes in individuals. SFBT is a short-term goal focused therapeutic approach which directs clients to focus on developing solutions, rather than on dwelling on problems. The theoretical framework

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    Solution Focused / Narrative Therapy Michael Martin Jr. Grand Canyon University: PCN-521 Marriage and Family Therapy February 3, 2015 Research efforts in 2014 have produced scholarly articles and books reporting on Narrative Therapy and its treatment of moderate depression, trauma in adolescents, video game addiction, PTSD, depression in cancer patients, phobias, and many other client problems and its application in the realms of individual, group, couple, and family therapy. Similarly, the

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    parison of Solution Focus Family Therapy and Narrative Family Therapy Wachovia V.I. Thornton Mercer University MFT Reflection: The Comparison of Solution Focus Family Therapy and Narrative Family Therapy Solution-Focused Family Therapy is a group treatment based on over twenty years of theoretical development, clinical practice, and empirical research. Solution-Focused Family Therapy is different in many ways from traditional approaches to treatment. It is a competency based model, which minimizes

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    Solution Focused Therapy (SFBT) Solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT) places focus on a person 's present and future circumstances and goals rather than past experiences. In this goal-oriented therapy, the symptoms or issues bringing a person to therapy are typically not targeted. Instead, a qualified therapist encourages those in treatment to develop a vision of the future and offers support as they determine the skills, resources, and abilities needed to achieve that vision successfully. History

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    recent years Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) have been steadily becoming a favorite among clinicians as the treatment model of choice to use with families, couples and individuals, to find solutions to their own problems its time-limited future oriented and client driven (Gingerich & Eisengart, 2004). The basic tenet of SFBT is the client(s) is held responsible for the solutions and not there problems. Solution-focused therapy was developed in 1982 at The Brief Family Therapy Center in Milwaukee

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    Under Solution Focused Therapy the pioneers of the therapy are Steve De Shazer, Insoo Kim Berg, Yvonne Dolan and Eve Lip chick. This therapy focuses on the thinking of an individual. Nichols (2013) notes that in this view “people may only need a slight shift of perspective to release their potential…Part of the shift involves changing the way people talk about their problems.”(p.247). I interpreted the text to mean that people need to change the way people talk about their problems from problem talk

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    Solution-Focused Therapy I will make it evident how Solution-Focused Therapy is the appropriate therapy for Ana (Client) due to its concepts and the nature of the therapy. Solution-Focused Therapy does not take the past into consideration, it prefers to focus on the present and the future which will benefit the client by not dreading on the past and moving forward. According to Franklin (2001), Solution-Focused Therapy is approach to formulate solutions for the clients future instead of dreading

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    Solution Focused Therapy: A History, Case Study, and Application Solution focused therapy is a form of brief therapy that is a relatively new model of treatment. SFT is client-centered and focuses on the solution to a presenting complaint, rather than focusing on the complaint itself, as seen in most other forms of therapy. The therapist empowers and praises the client as they employ new thinking about their issue(s), and attention is drawn to both the fact that while the problem is pervasive, it

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    those clients. Solution-focused therapy (SFT) is one of those approaches. Examined are the treatment approach of SFT, the theory associated, evidence to support the treatment, the effectiveness with youth and culturally diverse clients, and the limitation of the approach. SFT treatment approach can be used with an individual and or families. The treatment emphasizes the strengths and sources of resiliency that a client or family has to promote positive change (Hook, 2014). The therapy enables the

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