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nBoth approaches are centered in storied conversations.  nProblems are “problems,” because they are described as problems. nProblems are only present when they are the focus of conversation in therapy or outside of therapy. nThe past may be recognized, but it is minimized; the present and the future are the focus of therapy.
key concepts
n   Changing the doing of the problem n   Changing the perception of the problem-  situation n   Engaging in a discussion of resources,   strengths, and solutions.
three ways to negotiate change
to un-stick people from their current patterns and perceptions and help them discover new, concrete possibilities for their immediate future.
therapy goal
cooperate with clients in an effort to move forwardlook for exceptions to complaint-oriented stories, reminding families of past successes, considering what was previously ignored, focusing on client strengths, and generating hope through new possibilities. 
therapist role and function
nMiracle question nException questions nScaling questions nSigns and questions of difference nFormula first-session task nPrediction task nCompliments nEmbedded messages nSummary messages
techniques
nIntroducing doubt nNormalization nChanging the doing of the problem nWorking with the futureMultiple-choice questions
techniques by solution oriented
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