Share  
Best SellerVideo | 2:01:00

Solution-Focused Therapy

by Insoo Kim Berg
Watch  Insoo Kim Berg masterfully demonstrate Solution-Focused Therapy in an actual therapy session. What a treat to see this legendary therapist in action!

Part of the 15-Video Series: Psychotherapy with the Experts.
    Print CE Course


    Solution-Focused Therapy
    As the name implies, Solution-Focused Therapy emphasizes clients’ existing strengths and skills instead of problems and psychopathology. In this video, Berg demonstrates her uniquely optimistic and supportive therapy style, and her faith that however difficult or desperate the client's situation appears to be, by tapping into the clients' internal resources she can help them make positive changes in their lives . See how effectively she connects with the client, using her language, tracking how the client frames her problems, and mirroring her skills and assets. Hosts Jon Carlson and Diane Kjos introduce Berg and facilitate an enlightening discussion, which sheds light on the subtle nuances of this seemingly simplistic approach.

    If you've heard of Solution Focused Therapy, or even read some of Insoo's books, but never had a chance to see her in action, you're in for a real treat.  Her style is unique, but her optimism is almost contagious.  Even if her approach is quite different from how you typically work, you will surely find something from watching her that you can use or be inspired by.

    Save on the complete 15-Video Series.

    Order
    Usually ships within 1 - 3 days

    Individual License (what's this?)
    Stream
    (what's this?)
    $49.00
    Add to Cart
    Or save with our subscription plans. Click here for more information
    DVD $59.00
    Add to Cart
    Group License (what's this?)
    Stream + Instructor's Manual (what's this?)
    Starting at $150.00 per year
    Streaming contract required to purchase. Click here to sign up
    DVD + Instructor's Manual $159.00
    Add to Cart
    CE Course (what's this?) 2.0 CREDITS
    Required: watch video (sold separately)
    $30.00 or 2.0 CE Points
    Add to Cart
    View learning objectives

    Your subscription is currently suspended due to an expired or invalid credit card. Please visit your account and update your credit card info.

    This stream was successfully added to your library!

    This stream is already in your library.

    You do not have sufficient subscription credits to add this stream.

    If you wish to add this stream immediately, consider upgrading to the unlimited subscription to get immediate access to the full psychotherapy.net streaming library.

    Alternatively, you may wait until you receive more stream credits next month.

    This exceeds the number of videos you are allowed because you have selected a set or series. If you desperately want to watch these videos now, you can upgrade to the Unlimited Plan. Alternatively, you can select the streams of your choice by clicking on each title separately, and add more titles next month.

    This license is for personal viewing only.

    It is NOT intended to be:
    • viewed in a group or classroom
    • shared amongst members or clients of an organization
    • purchased by a library, school or university

    For any of the uses listed above, you are REQUIRED to purchase a Group License

    We reserve the right to cancel orders or terminate service if we suspect any un-authorized usage.

    The Group License is appropriate for teaching, training, sharing amongst members of an organization and group viewing. Group Licenses are REQUIRED for orders from universities, colleges, clinics and all organizations and institutions. Most Group License videos come with an Instructor's Manual, which includes complete transcript, discussion questions, role-play exercises and other teaching tools.

    Streams: Group Licenses include the right to use in-class or in the organization for the duration of the license purchased.

    DVDs: Group Licenses include the right, in perpetuity, to use in-class or in the organization.

    Save (up to 30% per CE) by purchasing the DVD and CE Credits at the same time. After placing your order, the CE test and additional reading materials, if any, will be available in your account. After viewing the DVD, you will be able to take the test at your convenience.

    If you have purchased a CE package your points will be redeemed at checkout and you will be charged for the price of the DVD only.

    Psychotherapy.net offers Continuing Education courses for most of our articles, interviews and videos, at an additional cost. Our Continuing Education courses are approved for home study and online CE Credits for Psychologists, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Social Workers and other mental health professionals Most associations and boards allow all or part of CE credits to be obtained online or in home study courses. See our CE Approvals List for the detailed list of boards and associations that have approved us.

    All tests are taken online, at your own pace. All you need is to set up an account with us—don't worry, we will walk you through the process. As soon as you pass, you will be able to print your Certificate of Completion directly from your account and mail it to your board.

    Please note that for CE courses associated with videos, you must purchase or have access to the corresponding video.

    For more information about our Continuing Education program, read our CE Policy and FAQs.

    • View videos instantly.
    • Watch as many times as you want.
    • Create an account, add selected streams to your shopping cart and check out. You will be able to access and view your videos after completion of your order.

    Please note that Individual Licenses cannot be shared with others. This restricted license does not allow for group viewing, teaching, training, or any institutional use. We reserve the right to terminate service if we suspect any unauthorized usage.

    Please view our Terms and Conditions for more information.

    • Streaming allows faculty, staff and students to access our videos anywhere, anytime.
    • Institutions are required to sign a contract to access our streaming platform.
    • Pricing of video streams is based on number of users. Standard prices start at $150 per year for most videos. 3- year licenses are offered at a significant discount.
    • Surcharges will apply for large number of users and multiple locations. Very small organizations can benefit from discounted prices.
    • Institutions interested in our whole collection should contact us for special pricing.
    • On and off campus access possible via IP address or Proxy Server.

    View our About Streaming page for more details.

    Please Log In or Create an Account to sign up for a group streaming license.

    If you have read a book about SFT and are left with that dry theoretical residue of "Yes, but how does it look in practice?", "How it does really work?", then this DVD is for you. Berg & de Shazer were the core originators of the approach. In this DVD, Berg does a good job of answering the main theoretical questions and then delivers a masterly therapeutic session which incorporates a mini-time-out-supervision session with de Shazer, before therapy resumes. I think many viewers will smile watching this and be surprised at Berg's practical honesty. Even if you don't agree with the approach I am sure you will learn something useful. Recommended.
     - Andrew Barley, MA, UKCP Registered Psychotherapist, UK
    In Depth
    Specs
    Bios
    Reviews
    CE Course
    From watching this Solution-Focused Therapy video, you will:

    • Develop an understanding of the key concepts of Solution-Focused Therapy including assuming the client as expert, and focusing on strengths and solutions, rather than problems and diagnoses.
    • Gain insight into Insoo Kim Berg’s interview style and how she responds to clients using their words, mirrors their skills and assets, and reframes problems into solutions.
    • Learn how to apply Solution-Focused techniques including the Miracle Question, Scaling, and Exceptions to your own therapeutic work with clients.
    Length of video: 2:01:00
    Number of Discs: 1
    This DVD has English subtitles
    This DVD plays in All Regions
    Individual ISBN-10 #: 1-60124-124-0
    Individual ISBN-13 #: 978-1-60124-124-5
    Group ISBN-10 #: 1-60124-125-9
    Group ISBN-13 #: 978-1-60124-125-2
    Insoo Kim Berg

    Insoo Kim Berg, MSSW (1934-2007), was co-founder and director of the Brief Family Therapy Center in Milwaukee, WI. She developed the Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) model with her partner, Steve de Shazer. A native of Korea, Insoo balanced her heritage with Western scientific training in her clinical practice and teaching.

    Berg served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, Family Psychology and Counseling Series, Families in Society, and Family Process. She was a founder of the Solution-Focused Brief Therapy Association, clinical member and approved supervisor for the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, and was also active in the Wisconsin Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, the National Association of Social Workers, and the European Brief Therapy Association. She was a frequent keynote speaker at international conferences and regularly conducted seminars and workshops on SFBT throughout the U.S., Canada, South America, Asia, and Europe.

    A prolific writer, Insoo published eight highly acclaimed books in ten years, including More than Miracles: The State of the Art of Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (2007), Tales of Solutions (2001), Building Solutions in Child Protective Services (2000), and Interviewing for Solutions (1997 and 2001, 2nd ed).

    Insoo Kim Berg is also featured on several training videos.

    It was most helpful to be able to see how Berg uses the Solution Focused Approach with an actual client--especially to note the timing, body language, and tone of voice, and to hear her explanations.
    Keiko Sosro, Volunteer Counselor, Tokyo Japan
    Add your review:


    Name :

    To prevent automated submissions, please answer the following:
    9 + 2 =


    CE credits: 2
    Learning objectives:

    • Identify key concepts of Solution-Focused Therapy including assuming the client as expert, and focusing on strengths and solutions, rather than problems and diagnoses.
    • Describe Insoo Kim Berg?s interview style and how she responds to clients using their words, mirrors their skills and assets, and reframes problems into solutions.
    • Apply Solution-Focused techniques including the Miracle Question, Scaling, and Exceptions to your own therapeutic work with clients.