One Simple Question Can Change the Direction and Outcome of Therapy


Mental health is a vast profession with hundreds of specializations and numerous types of clients.

Mental health is a vast profession with hundreds of specializations and numerous types of clients. No matter our various approaches or client specialties, one constant thread throughout the profession: We want to improve the lives of those with whom we work.

I have found that one simple question can bring positive outcomes for many. Whether you practice family therapy, individual or couples therapy: our clients are consumed with their challenges. This question moves clients from what is wrong to what is right.

In this clip I describe the third of seven questions from the FST Motivational Call script. Trauma therapist, Camea Peca shares how this strength-based question helps her clients.

Dr. Scott Sells

Dr. Scott Sells

Dr. Scott Sells is the founder of the Family Trauma Institute and developer of the FST | Family Systems Trauma model.
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