21 September, 2018 – Friday

10.00 – 11.30
PL-1 A Janus Moment in SF: Re-membering Our Past and Envisioning our Future
Frank Thomas (host, USA), Kirsten Dierolf (Germany), Guy Shennan (UK), Biba Rebolj (Slovenia), Thorana Nelson (USA)

12.00 – 12.50
WS-01 Beginning at the End
Chris Iveson & Harvey Ratner, BRIEF, London, UK

WS-02 Language(s), systems and solution focused approach
Barbara Pelkmann, France

WS-03 Creative Multisensory Solution-Focused Activities for Children and Adolescents
Carol Buchholz Holland, USA

WS-03A Hypnotic Scaling an Ericksonian Solution Focused Self-Hypnotic technique to resolve any stress, anxiety, depression or other negative emotion
Paul Koeck, Belgium

14.00 – 14.50
WS-04 Developing the Quality of Solution Focused Practice
Kirsten Dierolf, Germany

WS-05 Brief Strategic Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Obese Women with Binge Eating Disorder: A Randomized Clinical Trial One-year Follow-up
Giada Pietrabissa, Italy

WS-06 Love Story – or Discussing a Taboo in a Gerontopsychiatric Context
Sylvia Steinbach, Germany

WS-06A Motivation to Learn and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
Svetlana Mаnukhina, Russia

15.00 – 15.50
WS-07 The integration of the body into SFBT
Luc Isebaert and Sophie Trepanier, Belgium

WS-08 Solution Focused Multi-Family Therapy
Anne-Marie Wulf and Karin Pharès, Denmark

WS-09 Solution Focused Harm Reduction
Seán Foy, Ireland

WS-09A The Art of Getting An Answer
Elliott Connie, USA

16.30 – 17.20
WS-10 SFBT 2.0: How the next generation of Solution Focused practice has already arrived
Mark McKergow, UK

WS-11 SFBT Psychotherapy – How to help people change not only their life
Jacek Lelonkiewicz and Mariola Lelonkiewicz, Poland

WS-12 Solution Focused Attachment Interventions in Psychotraumatology with complex trauma
Helene Dellucci, Switzerland

WS12A Don’t tell anyone: we’ll talk about the P-word. If we are not P-phobic, how can P’s be useful to our client?
Geert Lefevere, Belgium

22 September, 2018 – Saturday 

8.30 – 9.20
WS-13 Solution Sensing: Conversations between SF and Asana
Annabe Tredoux, South Africa

9.30 – 10.20
WS-14 Best Hopes for The Future of SFT
Peter Sundman, Finland, Jenny Clarke, UK

WS-15 Unlocking the potential of SF for Teams and Organisations
Katrin Berger, Germany & Sue Young, UK

WS-16 A new harbor: working SF with people with autism
Els Mattelin and Hannelore Volckaert, Belgium

11.00 – 11.50
WS-17 Canapes, solution focused practice and the power of summer camps
Ursula Buehlmann (Switzerland), Biba Rebolj (Slovenija), Naomi Whitehead (UK), John Wheeler (UK)

WS-18 Bringing SF to the GP
Sebastien Vernieuwe, Dr. Dirk Quagebeur, Belgium

WS-19 Computerized Solution-Focused Self-Help Program: development and demonstration
Rytis Pakrosnis, Viktorija Cepukiene, Lithuania

12.00 – 12.50
WS-20 SF in a Pastoral Context: From Pulpit to Pastoral Care and Everything In-between
Stephanus Cloete, South Africa

Tomasz Switek, Poland

WS-22 Positive Woodpecker: A Solution-Focused Self Questioning Technique
Alexey Mikhalsky, Russia

14.00 – 14.50
WS-23 Energizing Communication with Troubled Youth
Ella de Jong, The Netherlands

WS-24 It’s all SF: Organizing a Solution-Focused Community in SF Approach
Danni Yu and Amanda Sun, China

WS-25 Developing a manifesto for a critically engaged solution-focused practice
Guy Shennan, United Kingdom

15.00 – 15.50
WS 26 Ultra-Brief Therapy
Luc Isebaert and Paul Koeck, Belgium

WS 27 Eliciting Natural SF-ness from People at Workplaces: A report from 11 year-old SF conference for managers and workers in Japan
Yasuteru Aoki, Japan

WS-28 Rethinking Best Hopes: asking for Permission and offering an Invitation
A. Biba Rebolj, Slovenia

16.30 – 17.20

WS-29 SF Chart – an integration between coaching and therapy
Marco Matera, Andrea Leonardi and Sonia Scavelli, Italy

WS-30 A Brief Overview of Therapy Evolution: the New Role of Therapists as CONversation CONductors
Plamen Panayotov and Boyan Strahilov, Bulgaria

17.30 – 18.45
PL-2 Exchange on Theory of Practice / Discuss the theory of solution-focused practice
Marie-Christine Cabie, Matthias Schwab, Peter Sundman, John Wheeler and Ferdinand Wolf

23 September, 2018 – Sunday 

9.30 – 10.20
WS-31 A short meditation on the causal nexus: Nagarjuna, Wittgenstein, de Shazer, your client, and you
Matthias Schwab, Germany

WS-32 Single Session Therapy: the Italian Model
Flavio Cannistra, Italy

WS-33 The SF Approach as the Challenging Practice of Useful Flexible and Optimal Attending Habits
Aryeh Keshet-Baksht, Israel

WS-33A Juggling with perspectives – creating conceptional cubes in theory and practice
Manfred Vogt, NIK-Bremen, Germany

11.00 – 11.50
WS-34 The lie that told the truth. Psychology clinical applications
Francesco Zurlo, Italy

WS-35 Outside the Box: Exploring SFBT in a non-traditional setting
Alesya Courtnage, Canada & Elliott Connie, USA

WS-36 Back to the Cradle of Solution Focused Therapy
Ivaylo Hristov, Bulgaria

WS-36A Solution- and resourcefocused practice with young children in “Kindergarten”
Herbert Förster, NIK-Bremen, Germany

12.00 – 12.45
CLOSING PLENARY SESSION with Ben Furman (Finland)

Presenting the next EBTA Conference in Florence, Italy

24 September, 2018 – Monday

Post-conference Worksop with Ben Furman

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