EBTA Conference Feedback Did you miss the European Brief Therapy Association conference in Leeuwarden? Do you want to find out what else is new in the world of SF? Do you live or work in the North East? Brief Therapy North East is hosting a free conference feedback session on 11th November. Read more ...Solution Focused Regional Groups in the UK The UKASFP Committee is keen to support and promote connections with groups of solution focused practitioners around the UK. John Wheeler and Steve Flatt, both UKASFP Committee members, have taken on the role of linking with and encouraging these Regional Groups. As a first step in their new role they need to know who is out there.
The UKASFP already has details on the following groups, Bradford; Brief Therapy North East; London; Sheffield; Staffordshire; West Midlands; Milton Keynes and Dorset. Read more ...New resources announced for mental health services On Wednesday Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg announced that the Government will introduce mental health waiting time standards.
This is good news and means that people will hopefully no longer have to wait months or years to access psychological therapies on the NHS. This announcement is part of a five year plan for mental health.
It could make a huge difference to people’s lives and shows a real commitment to moving towards a health service that supports people’s mental health. Are members of the UKASFP lobbying their CCGs to develop more solution focus brief therapy?
Read more ...New Book on Hosting and Leadership published One of our members Mark McKergow has just published a new - and long-awaited - book on 'Hosting and Leadership'. It has lots of solution focused relevant information, especially the new User’s Guide to the Future. Read more ...New SF Book Published The UKASFP is pleased to note that one of our members, Guy Shennan has published a book called 'Solution-Focused Practice: Effective Communication to Facilitate Change'.
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