Solution Focused Therapy is an evidence-based approach to therapy that emphasizes solutions, rather than focusing on problems. It is designed to be a brief approach to therapy, with a client’s goals usually met within a few sessions. It highlights a person’s strengths and resources in order to meet their goals.
Solution Focused Therapy can be used with individuals, couples, and families, and is effective with all ages when treating a variety of mental health concerns, including depression, anxiety, self-esteem concerns, relationship problems, family conflicts, and children with behavioral concerns. Here are some key principles and techniques of Solution Focused Therapy: