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Flashcards in Solution Focused Therapy Deck (14):
1

Primary Focus

-Generate Solutions to Problems
-Client is the Expert
-Goals set by client and are behavior-oriented
-focus on future/ work towards clients ideal

2

View of Human Nature

future oriented and optimistic
focus on solutions(future)
positive language!

3

Problem- Free Talk

get to know client in holistic manner

4

Past (Time)

use as context to identify resources and strengths
the client may have used to overcome obstacle in past

5

Preferred Outcome Questions

What the client is hoping his or her future will look like

6

Evaluative questions

What the client is doing and whether it is working for him or her

7

Coping questions

How the client has coped in the past with his or her problem

8

Exception-seeking questions

When there have been exceptions to the problems

9

solution-oriented questions ( miracle question)

How the individual’s life would be if the problem did not exist

10

Amplification

Amplify client successes by encouraging them to have expanded discussions about solutions that have worked for them

11

Complimenting

Reinforcing client resources and strengths to encourage clients in their continued efforts at solution building

12

Reframing

Changing client’s thinking of self from deficit model to positive focus

13

Scaling

Clients rate themselves between 0 and a 10 on imaginary scale that assesses experiences, feelings, or behaviors from the past, currently, or in future; use faces/drawings for young children

14

Solution Focused Therapy focuses on what two time frames?

Present and Future