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Bill O'Connell
Focus on Solutions Limited
15 Oyster Close, Branston, Burton on Trent DE14 3BN. Tel: 01283 500444
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Really Useful Solution-Focused Questions
People prefer Solution-Focused questions and respond to them because they are future-focused, affirm their strengths and skills and help them to move forward with their agenda. It is important however not to overdo questioning or it can feel like an interrogation... More

   
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Solution-Focused Supervision
The Solution-Focused approach builds upon clients' resources and aims to help clients achieve their preferred outcomes by evoking and co-constructing solutions to their problems (O'Connell 2001)... More

   
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The Future for Solution-Focused Therapy – A Parable
Once upon a time there lived a band of wandering tribes people who enjoyed telling short stories. They visited other communities and shared with them tales of ordinary but heroic people who overcame great odds in their lives.... More

   
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Staying Focused on Solutions
Sometimes people just want to talk and be heard, without the listener
doing anything else. On occasions people will say how helpful a meeting has been when we have said virtually nothing... More

   
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How Solution-Focused Therapy Developed
Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT) is an outcome-oriented, competence-based approach. Solution-Focused therapists help clients to achieve their preferred outcomes by facilitating the evocation of solutions. A team of family therapists who worked at the Brief Therapy Centre in Milwaukee U.S.A founded Solution Focused Therapy in the 1980's... More

   
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Five-Step Consultation for Finding Solutions Quickly
When time is limited, this brief, focused format may prove helpful. It needs customising to the needs of the situation... More

   
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Imagining Solutions
Quite a few people find the Miracle Question difficult to use, while others find it a powerful and unique intervention. In this Practice Tip I offer you some alternative versions and remind you of some tips to keep the answers going... More

 
 
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