The solution focused approach is applicable to the fields of management, business, consultancy, coaching, coaching psychology, mentoring, counselling and therapy.
Over the past decade members of this faculty have published a range of articles and books including the Solution-Focused Therapy (O'Connell, 1998), Solution-Focused Stress Counselling (O'Connell, 2001) Handbook of Solution-Focused Therapy (O'Connell & Palmer, 2003). The forthcoming book co-authored by three members of the Faculty is Solution Focused Coaching in Practice (O'Connell, Palmer & Williams, in press).
The Faculty supports the work of the International Academy and Centres. Our coaching, psychological coaching and coaching psychology courses are at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. They are accredited by Middlesex University and include solution-focused coaching theory, research and practice.
We also offer the Certificate in Work Based Professional Development (Solution Focused Practice) programme which is 5 credits at Level 6. This is a distance learning programme. Students are provided with academic supervision in assist them in their self-directed studies. Faculty members include Bill O'Connell, Dr Siobhain O'Riordan, Prof Stephen Palmer and Helen Williams.
Faculty members include Bill O'Connell, Dr Siobhain O'Riordan, Prof Stephen Palmer and Helen Williams.