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Solution-Focused Brief Therapy

Solution-Focused Brief therapy is a therapeutic approach that focuses on the present and the future, rather than dwelling on the past. If you want to talk with someone, CARESPACE can help.

Call (519) 208-2273 or book online today.

Solution-Focused Brief Therapy for Kitchener Waterloo

Hossein Kaji

What is Solution-Focused Brief Therapy?

Solution-Focused Brief therapy is a goal-oriented method that seeks to identify and amplify clients’ strengths and resources, leading to practical solutions rather than merely analyzing problems. This type of therapy is typically short-term, with sessions ranging from a few weeks to a few months. By working collaboratively with clients, Solution-Focused Brief therapy can help individuals gain insights to increase their confidence, encourage positive behaviors and patterns, and build a sense of resilience to future challenges. Its principles can be applied in various fields, including education, social work, business, and mental health services. Overall, this approach is evidence-based and has been proven successful in treating an array of mental health concerns, including depression, anxiety, addiction, and relationship problems.

CARESPACE offers more than just Solution-Focused Brief Therapy

We all know that health and wellness is important, but with so many competing priorities, it’s hard to stay on top of it. CARESPACE Health+Wellness offers more than just psychotherapy in Kitchener-Waterloo. With functional integrative therapies we help promote a healthier life by using an evidence-based, result-oriented, natural approach to rehabilitation and wellness allowing you to get better quickly and stay well longer. Start living your healthier life today!

Applicable conditions include: Anxiety and stress, depression, PTSD, eating disorders, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorder, relationship conflicts and more.

Get your very own health team

You can achieve your health goals at CARESPACE with your own personal well-trained and dedicated team of multidisciplinary professionals that includes Chiropractors, Physiotherapists, Massage Therapists, Naturopathic Doctors, Kinesiologists, Dietitians, Psychotherapists, Fitness Trainers and more. They will work together to create your personalized comprehensive collaborative health plan to get you fast results.

Your choice of in-clinic or online

It’s your choice if you want to be treated online with TeleCARE or in-person at one of our clinics in Kitchener or Waterloo. With TeleCARE you can attend your appointment from the convenience of your computer, tablet or phone. It’s easy, effective and your first appointment is FREE.

Please call (519) 208-2273 or book online today.

We’re here for you day, evenings and weekends

CARESPACE makes achieving your health goals easy and accessible by offering extended clinic hours with day, evening, and weekend appointments. All are available both online and in-person at our clinics in Kitchener and Waterloo which are open:

  • 8AM–8PM Monday – Friday
  • 8AM–6PM Saturday – Sunday

Your first online appointment is FREE.

Please call (519) 208-2273 or book online today.

Solution-Focused Brief therapy is a goal-oriented approach that focuses on solutions rather than the problems themselves. Therapists using this method collaborate with their clients to help them identify their strengths and resources, which they can then draw on to achieve desired outcomes. The process involves carefully formulated questions designed to draw out these strengths initially and encourage the client to develop a plan of action in subsequent sessions. Solution-focused brief therapy works by helping clients learn strategies to meet their needs, manage problems, and achieve desired solutions. This approach emphasizes optimism, empowerment, and the belief that change can happen quickly, making it a popular and effective approach in mental health care.

Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) is a type of psychotherapy that focuses on the present and future, rather than the past. Its goal is to help clients identify their strengths and resources, and to use them to overcome their problems. SFBT is known for its emphasis on positivity, briefness, and collaboration between the therapist and client. Benefits of SFBT include increased motivation, accelerated progress, enhanced relationships, and improved overall well-being. In SFBT sessions, clients are encouraged to express their goals, and the therapist helps them identify strategies to achieve those goals. By focusing on solutions instead of problems, SFBT helps individuals develop a more positive outlook on life and empowers them to make meaningful changes.

When considering therapeutic interventions, it’s natural to wonder about the long-term effects. Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) is a structured, goal-oriented approach that emphasizes a client’s strengths and resources toward finding solutions. Research has shown that SFBT can result in significant improvements in a range of concerns, such as anxiety, depression, and addiction. But are those gains durable? Studies have found that the positive changes resulting from SFBT can be maintained over time, with clients reporting sustained improvements in their well-being and functioning. While results can vary depending on individual factors and circumstances, SFBT offers a promising approach to address mental health concerns and achieve lasting positive outcomes.

Solution-Focused Brief therapy, or SFBT, is an evidence-based therapy approach that can be beneficial to a wide variety of individuals. Unlike traditional therapy models that delve into past events and emotions, SFBT focuses on finding solutions and creating a positive future. This makes it a popular choice for those who want to make progress quickly, and those who may not necessarily have a diagnosable mental health condition but still want to work on personal growth and improvement. SFBT can be particularly useful for individuals who feel stuck in a negative thought pattern or relationship cycle, as it encourages them to recognize their own strengths and work towards achievable goals. Additionally, SFBT can be an effective form of therapy for those who feel overwhelmed by their problems or are struggling to find hope and optimism in their day-to-day lives.

Choose Your Therapist

Hossein Kaji BSc, MA, MA, RP (Qualifying), PhD


Weber North

Have you suffered from such things as anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, addiction, loneliness, or anger? As a psychotherapist interested in existential themes, Hossein has worked with clients who have experienced these issues.

Joe White, MA, MACP, RP


Weber North

Joe will help you develop and implement strategies to manage your anxiety, depression, stress, relationship challenges, trauma and much more.

Sarah Jackson, BBA, MACP, RP (Qualifying)


Weber North

Sarah is a natural empathetic listener who focuses on the critical components of the therapeutic relationship by providing an unbiased and safe environment to explore your issues.

Alexia Liargovas, BA (Hons), MA (SPC), RP (Qualifying)


Victoria North

The stressors and uncertainties we face in our daily lives can be overwhelming. Alexia’s goal is to work with each client to explore why they may feel stuck and then together find a way to move forward.

Sophia Sharara, BTh, MDiv, MA, RP (Qualifying)


Weber North

If you are feeling lost and can’t find a way out of a stressful situation in life, sit back and relax. Sophia creates a warm and welcoming environment for her clients to feel safe and heard.

Nada Jarmakani, BA (Hons), DIPT, MACP (C), RP (Qualifying)

Student Therapist

Victoria North

The narrative we tell ourselves has the power to greatly impact our lives, either by providing a sense of purpose and direction or by limiting our potential and preventing us from living a fulfilling life.

You're only 15-minutes away from better mental health!

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Live-answer Reception

Please call us at (519) 208-2273 to talk with our live-answer Reception Team who will be happy to book, reschedule appointments or answer any of your questions, or book online now.

Please call us at (519) 208-2273 or book online today.

  • 8AM–8PM Monday – Friday
  • 8AM–6PM Saturday – Sunday

CARESPACE Health+Wellness – Victoria North

1373 Victoria Street North, Unit 4A
Kitchener, Ontario N2B 3R6 →

CARESPACE Health+Wellness – Weber North

564 Weber Street North, Unit 12  
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 5C6 →

How TeleCARE online works

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Who should use TeleCARE?

It’s your choice. Most CARESPACE services are available both in-person at our clinic or online with TeleCARE (with the exception of acupuncture and massage). TeleCARE is convenient, easy and and highly effective.

We recommend that all new clients have a FREE no-obligation TeleCARE visit before coming to the clinic to discuss your health goals and objectives.

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  1. Your first appointment is FREE
  2. Meet your practitioner via Phone/Tablet/Computer
  3. Get your diagnosis and treatment
  4. Book online or call (519) 208-2273

Please call or use our easy online booking system to book your Free first appointment today!

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I was suffering from neck pain And numbness Dr. Shannon Webster, BA, DC Chiropractor, is helping me. Acupuncture helps me with pain, enhances my mood. She's fantastic, Dr.
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I cannot recommend Dr. Shannon Webster and Dr. Michael Torreiter enough. Both are super friendly and understanding and it has been an absolute pleasure to have met them and been treated by them.

I have been receiving treatment from Dr. Webster for a few months and I've been feeling much better. I had sever knee, shoulder and back pain. I couldn't squat or do push ups without my joints screaming at me. But now I'm not able to only do all those but also feel stronger. The most important piece is that she listened and took my history of many injuries into consideration. And as a dancer, I couldn't have asked for a better chiropractor who not only helped me feel better but also understood my needs.

I also brought my grandmother to Dr. Torreiter for her back pain for acupuncture. He was extremely kind, understanding, compassionate and everything that I could ask for. He made her feel comfortable and explained every step during each treatment. He made sure that she was well taken care of and also made other important referrals that lead to her recovery.

So far I have referred my whole family to these two wonderful individuals and everyone's experience has been equally great. Thanks to them we all are doing much better!