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Through our partnership with Compass Seminars, Solution-Focused training with Michael is available in other parts of Australia 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 the last two years —

  • More than 360 people attended training in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy;
  • More than 200 people attended training on Solution-Focused supervision and leadership;
  • More than 400 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 200 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

A one-day Masterclass for building skills in the Solution-Focused approach will be held later in the year (date to be confirmed).

Solution-Focused supervision, coaching and leadership

Trauma and abuse

Strengths and solutions in schools

Mental health

Customised training