Solution Focused tasks for first session

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Four key Solution Focused tasks for a typical first session Task of Counselor Examples of Opening Questions Find out what the person is hoping to achieve from the meeting or your work together. What are your best hopes of our work together? How will you know if this is useful? Find out what the small, mundane and everyday details of the person's life would be like if these hopes were realized. If tonight while you were asleep a miracle happened and it resolved all the problems that bring you here, what would you be noticing different tomorrow? Find out what the person is already doing or has
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Unformatted text preview: done in the past that might contribute to these hopes being realized. Tell me about the times the problem does not happen. When are there times that bits of the miracle already occur? Find out what might be different if the person made one very small step towards realizing these hopes. What would your partner/friends/family notice if you moved another 5% towards the life you would like to be leading? Iveson, C. (2002). Solution-focused brief therapy. Advances in Psychiatric Treatment, 8 , 149-156....
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