Additional Information This therapy focuses on solutions rather than problems

Additional information this therapy focuses on

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Additional Information This therapy focuses on solutions rather than problems. Theorists learned a long time ago that when you spend a great deal of time in the past, the clients suffering continues. Problems do not occur all the time, by making the clients aware of the times when problems were not severe; we find clients do many positive things. By reminding the clients of these achievements, the client is able to recover their lives and feel more self-confident about themselves. Risk of Solution-Focused Therapy It might be a risk if the therapist sets goals which are larger then what the client can handle causing the client to just give up on therapy. This therapy requires a completely new set
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F EMINIST, SOLUTION-FOCUSED, AND NARRATIVE THEORY APPLICATION 6 of different abilities from the regular problem focused therapies. The Solution-Focused therapist must be worried about observing sings of progress and solutions. Conclusion The Solution-Focused therapy is among the short-term therapies which can be quite effective among clients who are not stuck in their past and can begin their therapy with the present and move on to the future.
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F EMINIST, SOLUTION-FOCUSED, AND NARRATIVE THEORY APPLICATION 7 References Counselling Directory, (2016). Solution-Focused brief therapy . Retrieved from Institute for Solution-Focused Therapy, 2015. Retrieved from Lecture 7. (2016). PCN 500: Counseling theories. Phoenix, AZ: Grand Canyon University. Murdock, N. L. (2013). Theories of counseling and psychotherapy : A case approach (3rd ed.). University of Missouri at Kansas City: Pearson Education, Inc.
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