Dr. Arias Shah, of more than 13 years of clinical experience in English and Spanish, offers therapy, clinical supervision & assessments.
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Coral Springs, FL
Solution Focused- Focus on present and future except for the past in terms of exceptions; not focused on the past in terms of cause of changing the past ○ Assess exceptions—times when problem isn’t there ○ Assess what has worked in the past, not necessarily related to the problem; client strengths ○ Assess what will be different when the problems is gone (becomes goal that might not be clearly related to the stated problem)
Narrative- Focus on effects of the problem, not the cause (how problem impacts family; how family affects problem) ○ Changes the way the clients view themselves and assist them in re-authoring their story in a positive light; find the alternative but preferred story that is not problem-saturated
CBT- Family relationships, cognitions, emotions, and behavior mutually influence one another ○ Goal is to modify specific patterns of thinking and/or behavior to alleviate the presenting symptom