Introduction to Solution Focused Brief Therapy

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Course Details

Price : €199.00

Duration : 2 Day:

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'' Throughly enjoyed training, tutor insightful, knowledgeable and very engaging"  -  Casey. SFBT, June 2016. Dublin 


"Sean was a charismatic, enthusiastic facilitator who imparted in knowledge in a very practical way" Steven - SFBT. June 2016. Dublin 

"I feel that I'm taking away tools to put into practice, can't wait to try the out"  Roisin - SFBT. March 2014. Dublin 


Other course levels:

Intermediate Level  .  Advanced Level 

Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) is a short-term goal-focused therapeutic approach which helps clients change by constructing solutions rather than dwelling on problems. Elements of the desired solution often are already present in the client’s life, and become the basis for ongoing change. The therapist intervenes only to the extent necessary, with treatment usually lasting for less than six sessions. SFBT was developed by Steve de Shazer, Insoo Kim Berg, and the team at the Brief Family Therapy Center of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in the mid-1980's.

  • Workshop Fee: €199.00

The Solution Focused Brief Therapy training workshop is designed and delivered by Sean Foy, Head of Addiction and Counselling at The Learning Curve Institute. To read more about Sean Click Here to download his profile.

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Venues and Locations

Dublin, Skylon Hotel, Drumcondra, Dublin 9 :Book Now »
07 Jun - 08 Jun 2018 | 10am - 4pm
To avoid late application fees bookings and payment must be completed by May 31st 2018

Programme Duration

The 2 day introductory workshop on Solution Focused Brief Therapy is delivered over a Thursday and Friday by Company Director Seán Foy. Workshops and in house training courses on Solution Focused Brief Therapy can also be run as requested to groups of staff or organizations.

In order to maximize learning groups will be limited to a maximum of 20 students per course.

Programme certification

Certificate in Introduction to Solution Focused Brief Therapy from The Learning Curve Institute.

Programme Aims

The aim of this two day workshop is to introduce the theory and practise of Solution Focused Brief Therapy. The objective of the two days is to provide the theory of Solution Focused Brief Therapy and the space to practice the skills associated with Solution Focused Brief Therapy

Programme Content

Students will receive handouts and relevant literature to enable them to develop their understanding of Solution Focused Brief Therapy appropriate to this level. In each session students will have the opportunity to observe and practice Solution Focused Brief Therapy through role-plays and scenarios provided by the lecturer.

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Learning Outcomes

  1. To equip participants with the tools to develop and build on their own counselling skills.
  2. To build on and expand existing knowledge, in relation to Solution Focused Brief Therapy within the group.
  3. To enhance confidence in participants use of Solution Focused Brief Therapy Skills.
  4. To become familiar with the theory of Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  5. To provide space and time for participants to become familiar with Solution Focused Brief Therapy and use of its core skills.

Entry Requirements

No specific entry requirements

Suitable for: Therapists, Counsellors, those working in the sectors of Social Care, Youth and Family Care, Addiction Services, Homeless Agencies, Education and Training, Human Resources and Mediation.


Assessment will be carried out through continuous assessment of role plays and listening exercises.

Other Information

The Learning Curve Institute offers a unique post course support system whereby students are provided with the contact details of the lecturer and are free to contact him/her with any questions they may have or that they would like the lecturer to help them with.


All materials are supplied by The Learning Curve Institute

Contact Details

Please contact The Learning Curve Institute on 098 25530 or for more information.

To book your place:

To book your place on this workshop please click on the Book Now tab of this website and book online with a debit or credit card. The course fees must be paid in full a minimum of 1 week prior to course start date. Places are subject to availability. The workshop fee is non-refundable. Please check our terms and conditions for full details.

If a student is in receipt of funding please click on the Book Now button and complete an application with the relevant funding details and an invoice will be issued to the organisation. The organisation must confirm receipt of the invoice and paid within 14 days of being issued.

***€2 euro from every booking is donated directly to Barretstown and The Children's Medical and Research Foundation***

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