These are some of the better sites to visit. Please e-mail John Wheeler at firstname.lastname@example.org with ideas on new links. Also contact John if any of the links break.
- Website for the Brief Therapy Practice in London. Chris Iveson, Harvey Ratner, Evan George, Jasmin Ajmal and Jane Lethem. The site keeps us up to date with their training courses and workshops. They also have an interesting section on practice notes.
- A professional interest group, open to anyone who uses Solution Focused Therapy (SFT) in the region. They meet 5 times a year, in Leeds, to exchange ideas, share training, and support each other with SFT work. The website includes a comprehensive bibliography and an article by Andrew Turnell.
- Alasdair MacDonald's home page. As research coordinator for EBTA Alasdair has amassed a wealth of research on SFBT. There is also an impressive list of Alasdair's own publications.
- Website for the Solutions Focus group in Bristol. Mark McKergow, Paul Z Jackson and Jenny Clarke mainly use a SF approach with organisations. The site provides information on the foundations of their work and training events along with an interesting collection of articles, tips and examples.
- Website for Ioan Rees and colleagues. Provides information on training events and workshops, along with reflections on their hosting of the EBTA conference in 2002.
- The website of John Wheeler one of the founding members of BTNE. John’s site includes a list of his publications, some of which will be downloadable in the near future, along with details of the Solution Focused training, supervision and consultation he offers.
- Eileen Murphy Consultants, providers of Training and Consultancy in the Solution Focused (Brief Therapy) Approach. In-house training courses; public courses throughout the year; work directly as practitioners and offer consultancy on creating a whole-team structure when using the Approach.
- Rob Black's website. Rob offers training, seminars and workshops in Solution Focused Practice with a specific interest in children and families work, and is based in the South West of the UK.
- The Brief Family Therapy Center in Milwaukee USA and the home of solution-focused brief therapy. Here you will find Steve de Shazer’s "recent thoughts", Insoo Kim Berg’s "Hot tips", Gale Miller’s column called "mind your language" Peter de Jong’s thoughts about practice and research and a newly created student’s corner.
- Website for the European Brief Therapy Association. This provides an ever-growing collection of research, articles and information on the annual conferences. Have a look at the photos for previous conferences and see who you can recognise.
- The Canadian network for Solution Focused practitioners. This ever-growing web site includes a useful collection of articles and interviews. BTN has a discussion facility and has expressed an interest in linking with our forum to broaden the discussion.
- Ben Furman and Tapani Ahola Helsinki Brief Therapy Institute website, which illustrates the various adaptations of "solution talk" and "re-teaming". Child workers will find Ben's "Kids 'n' Skills" to be of particular relevance, along with THE STEPS OF RESPONSIBILITY: How to Deal with the Wrongdoings of Children and Adolescents in a Way That Builds Their Sense of Responsibility.
- Web site for Scott Miller, Mark Hubble and Barry Duncan and their Institute for the Study of Therapeutic Change. Includes summaries of the latest published research in therapy outcomes across the broad range of therapeutic approaches. Their concern is with "what works in therapy". The site features a particularly interesting Baloney Watch. Scott is presenting a workshop to BTNE in September 2003.
- Website for Bill O'Hanlon who presented to us in 2001. Bill's site explains his particular slant on solution focused work and includes an attic with various handouts and lists.
- Website for Michael Durrant's Brief Therapy Institute of Sydney. The site includes a useful collection of articles and the most comprehensive collection of links you are likely to find, running like a time line of SFBT.
- Website for Tomasz Switek in Poland. Tomasz has famously contributed to the SF world by producing his Deck of Trumps which can be found on this website. The site also includes the research into the personal impact of becoming a SF practitioner.
- The SFBT part of Wally's home page provides another impressive collection of research into the effectiveness of SFBT and information on the MAM, an assessment tool designed to explore the SFness of team discussions.
- Website for Harry Korman, the host of the SFList. Harry's site includes an article on the ethics of diagnosis, and a downloadable version of the book, "Talk about a miracle" which he wrote in 1994 with Martin Söderquist, drawing on their experience of working with heroin users.