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New ! Continuing Conversations - 6th May 2020 online

A virtual conference organised for the UKASFP by Steve Flatt and Paul Z. Jackson, speakers Kidge Burns and Dominic Bray

Kidge Burns, author of ‘Focus on Solutions: a health professional’s guide’, worked in NHS hospitals for 23 years having SF conversations as a Speech and Language Therapist. She believes that the minimalism and flexibility of the approach will be invaluable now as we adapt to a ‘new normal’.

Dominic Bray is a clinical psychologist working mostly in cancer/palliative care services and believes that just as SF conversations help the impossible to be possible with those people, it has a lot to say in these COVID-19 times and in their aftermath.

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Continuing Conversations - a response to COVID-19 - 15th April 2020 online

A virtual conference organised for the UKASFP by Steve Flatt, Paul Z. Jackson and Fredrike Bannink.

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A reflection on appreciations or compliments, or “because I’m amazing”

A blog by Anne Boulton

A few years ago when I was still fairly new to solution focused therapy and just starting my training it occurred to me that particular year I would add in a couple of personal messages, compliments or appreciations in my daughter’s advent calendar which was a yearly home-made tradition since she was 4 years old.  My thinking at the time was that I would see how “appreciations” would have an impact on her behaviour. I recognise now that in my inexperience and with hindsight I was probably aiming to re enforce “Good” behaviour and therefore had my own agenda and not entirely following the tenants of solution focused practice.

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