About Me


bryanphotoBryan is a BACP Accredited Counsellor, LSC Accredited Mediator and Solution Focused Trainer with over 30 years experience. He is a Solution Focused Specialist and completed an MA in Solution Focused Brief Therapy in 2008. He works privately as a Counsellor, Mediator, Trainer and Consultant in the Solution Focused approach. He is also a qualified Social Worker, Chair of Sheffield Solutions, a local practitioner interest group and a member of BACP; NFM; UKASFP. He can offer counselling appointments at Howells Solicitors S3. If you would like any more information please email or download a business card here.


  • 2011: BACP Accredited Counsellor
  • 2008: M.A. in Solution Focused Brief Therapy Birmingham University
  • 2002: Certificate in Drug and Alcohol Counselling
  • 2000: Accredited Family Mediator
  • 1990: Certificate of Qualification in Social Work
  • 1990: B.A. (Hons.) Applied Social Studies 2:1 Sheffield Hallam University
  • 1983: Certificate in Social Service

Contact Details

Bryan Thornton

Telephone07868 273530

Email bryan@solutionfocussheffield.co.uk


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