Solution-Focused Child Therapy - 2 CPD Hours

Solution-Focused Child Therapy - 2 CPD Hours

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Watch Solution-Focused child therapist John J. Murphy in an actual counselling session with two boys and their mother.

We know that children need lots of positive strokes, but all too often therapists focus on problems. In this compelling demonstration, see John Murphy encourage a family to recognize successes and focus on small changes for the future. The two boys, ages eight and ten, are struggling with fighting and turning in homework, leaving their single mother overwhelmed and discouraged. Watch as Dr. Murphy transforms this family’s discouragement into encouragement, building on their strengths and validating their successes. Jon Carlson and Don Keat introduce Dr. Murphy, and facilitate an in-depth discussion of the further impact and uses of the model.

From watching this video, you will:

  • Develop an understanding of the key concepts of solution-focused child therapy including collaborating with the client, focusing on small changes, validating strengths and building on successes.
  • Gain insight into Dr. Murphy’s therapy style and how he meets children at their developmental level, uses humor, and encourages involvement from everyone to forge a relationship with a family.
  • Learn how to apply Dr. Murphy’s solution-focused techniques to your own therapeutic work with children.


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About John J. Murphy, PhD


John J. Murphy, PhD is an internationally recognized leader and trainer in the practice of strength-based, solution-focused brief therapy with children, adolescents and families. He is Professor of Psychology at the University of Central Arkansas, as well as co-director of the UCA Center for Therapeutic Change. Dr. Murphy is the author of two books, Brief Intervention For School Problems (2007), and Solution-Focused Counselling in Schools (2008).


Dispatched from United Kingdom. International delivery available: Europe (excluding Poland).


Regular Price:
Individual Training Pack CPD 2 hours – £40.19

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