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Consultancy and Solution Focused Training Services


UK Based Solution Focused Organisations and Individuals


A company owned and run by Greg and John Wheeler providing Level 3 and Level 4 ACCREDITED Solution Focused Practice training. 

John Wheeler – a founding member of Brief Therapy North East. John’s site includes a list of his publications, some of which will be downloadable in the near future, along with details of the Solution Focused training, supervision and consultation he offers.

Paul Hanton – Solution Focused Private Therapist and Trainer. Also undertakes Drug Action Team Support and Needs Assessment and Project Evaluation.

Association for Solution Focused Consultancy and Training

United Kingdom Association for Solution Focused Practice: Includes access to on line discussion group.

Newsletter for UKASFP

Steve Smith – Lecturer and SF Course Provider, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen

International Solution Focused Organisations and Individuals

European Brief Therapy Association: useful site includes latest evaluation of SFBT research.

Ben Furman and Tapani Ahola Helsinki Brief Therapy Institute website.

Web site for Scott Miller, Mark Hubble and Barry Duncan and their Institute for the Study of Therapeutic Change.

Website for Michael Durrant’s Brief Therapy Institute of Sydney.

Provides further details of research into the effectiveness of SFBT

Website for Harry Korman, the host of the SFList.


Website for the Solutions Focus group in Bristol. Mark McKergow, Paul Z Jackson and Jenny Clarke apply an SF approach with organisations.

The professional association for Children’s Guardians and Children and Family Reporters and Independent Social Workers.