Solution-Focused Brief Therapy — One Model Fits All?

@article{Stalker1999SolutionFocusedBT,
  title={Solution-Focused Brief Therapy — One Model Fits All?},
  author={Carol A. Stalker and J E Levene and Nick F. Coady},
  journal={Families in Society: The Journal of Contemporary Social Services},
  year={1999},
  volume={80},
  pages={468 - 477}
}
This article expresses concern about the indiscriminate acceptance of the solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT) model by some social workers and social agencies in spite of the dearth of empirical support for its claims to provide clients with more rapid and more enduring change than other treatment models. The article reviews the core assumptions and techniques of SFBT and outlines the strengths and limitations of the model in the context of the findings of psychotherapy process and outcome… Expand
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