Have you ever spent time with a group of colleagues complaining about work? Do you notice how you feel- physically, mentally, and emotionally- after one of these sessions? Do you feel hopeful and excited to return to the office? Alternatively, have you ever spent time with a group of colleagues sharing your gratitude for the successes you experienced- either personally or as a team? How does this feel?
The traditional method of counseling or therapy is problem-centered. As positive psychology researcher Shawn Achor joked in his viral Ted talk, “If you come into a therapy session with one problem, we want to make sure you leave knowing you have ten, because that’s how our business model works.”
The Solution-Focused Approach instead helps clients identify their strengths and how to use their personal resources to find solutions. Solution-Focused coaching is client-centered. Our coaches do not offer advice; instead they listen and ask pointed questions to help clients realize their own potential. This is usually accomplished in 5 sessions or less!
If you are contemplating a major life decision, such as a job or career change, beginning or ending a relationship, or just feel “stuck” in some part of your life, then Solution-Focused coaching can be for you!
If you are struggling with a relationship- whether it be with your children, students, partners, or colleagues, it is also possible to book Positive Discipline one-on-one coaching.
The team at PSI is ready to help. Book a free consultation today!