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Elliott Connie's Solution Focused Brief Therapy Certification Course - Level 1

Program Information


  1. Integrate and describe the Connie-Froerer Diamond Approach to Solution Focused Brief Therapy. 
  2. Employ the best hopes questions for establishing goals for therapy.
  3. Utilize four different approaches to developing a best hopes description including a) Resource Talk, b) Scaling, c) Preferred Future, and d) History of the Best Hopes. 
  4. Construct a therapeutic approach for closing sessions in a way that honours the autonomy and agency of the clients. 
  5. Integrate the Connie-Froerer SFBT approach to working with dyads and couples.


  • Introduction
  • Getting Started with Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Using Client’s Best Hopes for Effective Outcomes Right from the First Session
  • The Resource Talk
  • The Honeymoon Talk
  • Preferred Future Session
  • Scales and Follow up
  • SFBT Session 01 Step by Step Analysis

Copyright : 01/10/2020

Using Solution Focused Brief Therapy to Maximize Telehealth Sessions

Program Information


  1. Appraise the efficacy of utilizing solution-focused brief therapy on a telehealth platform.
  2. Conduct telehealth-based solution-focused therapy sessions per the flow chart outlined during the lecture.
  3. Implement solution-focused interventions that shift the conversation from “problem talk” toward productive, solution-oriented talk.


SFBT Meets the Telehealth Platform

  • Why SFBT aligns well with distance therapy
  • The importance of your first few interactions
  • “The details drive the change”

The Solution-Focused Virtual Session

  • Common questions associated with SFBT
  • A structural breakdown of the SFBT session
    • Outcome
    • Description
    • Closing
  • Asking the right questions, eliciting hope, building momentum, harnessing your client’s strengths, and more!

SFBT Session Demos and Case Examples

  • Observe, ask questions, gain insight
  • Take home strategies you can use the next day!

Copyright : 14/04/2020