Microanalysis of Positive and Negative Content in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Expert Sessions

@article{Jordan2013MicroanalysisOP,
  title={Microanalysis of Positive and Negative Content in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Expert Sessions},
  author={Sara A. Smock Jordan and Adam S. Froerer and Janet Beavin Bavelas},
  journal={Journal of Systemic Therapies},
  year={2013},
  volume={32},
  pages={46-59}
}
The models of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and solution-focused brief therapy (sFBT) differ in their primary focus: problem solving versus solution building. These theoretical differences imply dissimilar practices, including the content of the therapeutic dialogue. specifically, CBT sessions should include more talk about negative topics in clients’ lives such as problems and situational difficulties, whereas sFBT sessions should focus on positive topics in clients’ lives such as… 

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