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1

Solution-focused therapy focuses on _____________ to the client's problems rather than on the problems themselves.

Solutions.

2

In Solution-focused therapy, understanding the etiology of the problem is ____________.

Irrelevant.

3

The client is viewed as the "___________" while the therapist acts as a ____________ who poses different types of questions designed to assist the client in ____________ her strengths/resources to achieve _________.

  • "Expert"
  • Consultant/collaborator
  • Recognizing and using
  • Specific goals

4

_______________ Question: "Suppose when you go to sleep tonight, a ________ happens and your problem is solved? What will be different tomorrow?"

Miracle.

5

__________ Question: "Can you think of a time in the past week when you did not have the problem (or the problem was not troublesome)?"

Exception.

6

__________ Question: "On a scale from 1 to 10, how did you feel last week?"

Scaling.

7

The "___________" requires the client to identify something in his/her life or relationship that he/she wants to continue.

"Formula task."

8

Later sessions begin with the therapist asking:

"What's better since the last time we met?"

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