Solution Focused Approaches

Skills, knowledge and experience that an individual already posseses

One off or a small number of sessions, designed to be brief and enabling in order to equip a person for

Living and working

Using ‘the best that has been’

Taking previous solutions and trying them out

In new situations with new issues

Offering positive and hopeful ways forward and

Not focusing on the problematic



Forgetting past and present failures

Opening up and creating

Change, present and future

Understanding that where you want to be

Succeeds more than focusing on where you don’t want to be

Exploring how life might be and

Designing strategies and targets on the basis of this