Arlene Bret Gordon, Ph.D., Director of the Brief Therapy Institute and adjunct faculty in the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) was a co-presenter at the 2014 Conference on Solution-Focused Practices held in Santa Fe, NM. The conference was sponsored by the Solution-Focused Brief Therapy Association. The theme of the conference was “Weaving Solutions: Communities, Cultures, and Traditions.”
Gordon presented with DFT doctoral graduate and adjunct faculty, Carol Messmore, Ph.D., and DFT doctoral student Michael Rolleston, M.S. Their presentation was entitled, “Multiple Layers of Solution Focused supervision: MFT Training.” Messmore and Rolleston also gave a presentation entitled, “Creating Hopeful Futures: Using the Miracle Question as an Intervention with Challenging Couples.” DFT doctoral students Jenna Wilson, M.S. and Samira, M.S. gave two presentations – one was entitled, “Building Hope in Solution Focused Brief Therapy” and the other was “Developing Common Solutions with Couples.” Gordon is also a graduate of the doctoral program in DFT.