To book on any for these courses, contact Bryan on 07868 273 530 or email

SF Interest Group:

Tuesday 11th September 2018: 4 - 6 p.m.

Venue: Howells Solicitors 15-17, Bridge St. Sheffield S38NL

This is an opportunity to meet with others who are using the SF approach and to develop your skills in this way of working.

The agenda will be led by the preferences of those attending and will be constantly negotiated to ensure that you are getting what you want.

This workshop is free and runs every 3 months.

State of the Art SF Practice: The SF Four Step

Dates: Wednesdays 26th September; 24th October; 28th November

4-6 pm

Venue: Howells Solicitors: 15-17, Bridge St, Sheffield S3 8NL

SF practice has evolved over the years.

In these workshops, you can get right up to date with the latest techniques.

They will consist of total skills practice involving the four stages of a solution focused conversation.

Once you have mastered the art of these four steps, you will feel much more proficient in your SF practice.

There will be 3 workshops, all run on the same lines. You can come to one, two or three. They are designed to ensure that you practice the four steps and develop your competence by repetition of the essential skills, both in the workshops and in between.

Cost: One Workshop £40: Two Workshops £70: Three Workshops £90

Mental Health in the Workplace

Friday 19th October 2018: 10 am to 4 pm

Venue: Howells Solicitors: 15-17, Bridge St, Sheffield S3 8NL

Following on from our highly successful workshop, we are running this w In this experiential workshop, we will use the solution focused approach to consider useful strategies for managing and maintaining mental health in the workplace.

We will look at

  • What an employee might want from an employer
  • What an ideal workplace setting would offer
  • What difference this would make
  • What you are already doing that is helpful
  • Possible signs of further progress

From Problem Solving to Solution Building: An Introduction/ Refresher in Solution Focused Practice Wednesday 7th November 2018: 9.30 am to 4.30 pm

Venue: Howells Solicitors: 15-17, Bridge St, Sheffield S3 8NL

This new and improved one day course is suitable for anyone wishing to learn about and develop skills in the Solution Focused approach; no prior knowledge is required. On this one day course, you will learn:

The fundamental skills and techniques of the Solution Focused approach

  • Skills to quickly engage with your clients
  • New ways for getting the best from your clients
  • To co- construct a common project with your clients
  • To find out what your clients are motivated for
  • To discover and build on progress already happening
  • To talk about abilities, rather than deficits
  • To notice resilience and coping abilities

Cost: Employed £90; Self £80; Student £60


Early Bird Discount: Book before 30th September and pay £10 less.

Level 3 Accredited Certificate in Solution Focused Practice

Dates 27th & 28th September; 1st & 2nd November; 30th November

9.30 am to 4.30 pm

Venue: Howells Solicitors: 15-17, Bridge St, Sheffield S3 8NL

For more information, please contact Naomi Whitehead on or use the contact facility on our website and book early to avoid disappointment.

Cost: £850.00 per person. This can be paid in three instalments over three months and includes all course materials, access to a UK network of SF Professionals, five taught days and, on successful completion, NCFE (National Council for Further Education) accreditation. 

Solution focused brief therapy is a refreshingly straightforward, highly flexible and cooperative approach to counselling. It helps you to take control of your life by establishing how you want things to be and then working towards this end; a process which generates momentum and leaves problems behind.

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