Research on Brief Therapy

A 2017 study available on the U.S. National Library of Medicine website presents a review of more than thirty-three studies that have found how the approaches used in solution-focused brief therapy are helpful in promoting change.  Read this article by clicking on the title: "Solution Focused Brief Therapy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Summary of Process Research."


The 2011 book "Solution-Focused Brief Therapy: A Handbook of Evidence-Based Practice," discusses the effectiveness of brief therapy to help a wide range of people, including: domestic violence offenders, troubled and runaway youth, students, adults with substance abuse problems, and people diagnosed with schizophrenia. Read about the book by clicking on this link. 

A 2013 study available on the U.S. National Library of Medicine website finds that solution-focused brief therapy is an effective treatment for behavioral and psychological conditions. Read this article by clicking on the title: "Effectiveness of solution-focused brief therapy: a systematic qualitative review of controlled outcome studies."



Journal of Brief Therapy publishes scholarly, peer-reviewed articles on developments, innovations, and research related to all short-term therapy techniques. You can read about the Journal by clicking on this link.