Short Course 36 – Bette Freedson, MSW – The SOLVE Method: Reach Them While They Dream: Brief Therapy That Endures for Kids and Teens

08 Dec 2016
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Short Course 36 – Bette Freedson, MSW – The SOLVE Method: Reach Them While They Dream: Brief Therapy That Endures for Kids and Teens

This workshop presents the SOLVE method, a brief 5-step approach to psychotherapy with young clients that effectively orients toward decreased anxiety, increase in number of positive cognitions, enhanced problem solving and enduring behavioral changes. Participants will explore and experience how induction, visualization and didactics empower lasting behavioral and emotional improvement.

Educational Objectives

  1. Explain the combined roles of induction, deep relaxation, visualization and didactics for creating access to improvement in brain maturation, executive and emotional functioning and problem solving skills in children and adolescents.
  2. Given an individual youngster or group of young clients, be equipped to apply SOLVE, a brief schematic 5-step model that combines induction relaxation, visualization and cognitive clarity for lasting cognitive, behavioral and emotional psychosocial outcomes.