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Through our partnership with Compass Seminars, Solution-Focused training with Michael is available in other parts of Australia (currently Perth to Newcastle, Canberra to Brisbane) and in New Zealand.

The Brief Therapy Institute of Sydney is the leading provider of training in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy and applications of the Strengths Perspective.

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In 2016 —

  • More than 300 people attended Solution-Focused Brief Therapy courses;
  • More than 120 people attended training on Solution-Focused supervision and leadership;
  • More than 100 people attended courses focused on particular applications of the approach;
  • More than 150 mental health professionals attended Solution-focused training tailored for the mental health context in Australia or New Zealand;
  • More than 300 people attended training on strengths and solutions in schools;
  • More than 550 people attended "customised" courses presented by us in their workplace or organisation.


Introductory Solution-Focused Brief Therapy courses

Our popular 2-day "comprehensive introduction" to Solution-Focused Brief Therapy and "the strengths perspective" — equally useful for people involved in coaching or managing.

Advanced course

Solution-Focused supervision

Trauma and abuse

Strengths and solutions in schools

Mental health

Customised training