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There must be good reasons & I am wondering how come some prefer Solutions Focus? Some use Solution Focus, some prefer Solution-focused? If I ask Insoo or Steve, what would they have preferred?

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John Wheeler
John Wheeler Hi Simon, Steve de Shazer was often asked why he wrote "Solution-Focused". He explained that he gave the MRI group the credit for creating a new approach to therapy which they named as Brief Therapy. he saw their approach "Problem-Focused Brief Therapy...See More
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Paul Z Jackson
Paul Z Jackson Who is Paul Z Book?
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John Wheeler
John Wheeler Ooops. Sorry about that Paul. Early morning posting with a checking of my post prior to sending in which I only saw what I expected to see. Hope you and Janine are both well. see you soon at the UK conference.
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John Brooker
John Brooker Now you have written enough, maybe you can change your name Paul?

 
Paul Z Jackson
Paul Z Jackson We called it Solutions Focus to distinguish it a bit in our version that went from therapy to management. Later a client once suggested Solutions rather than Solution, 'because there may be many solutions for any problem',
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Haesun Moon
Haesun Moon and I heard conversations about capitalizing the S or not also (which I found quite useful actually!) :-) And... these distinctions became even more amusing and intriguing when I talked to people who speak different languages as they "translate" this in their own language keeping the principles alive...
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Roger Charlesworth
Roger Charlesworth A rose by any other name..........................
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John Wheeler
John Wheeler Indeed. and course there was an earlier time when Insoo and Steve used to call it "it".

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