Contemporary Family Therapy

, Volume 19, Issue 1, pp 117–132 | Cite as

Clients Helping Therapists Find Solutions to their Therapy

  • Lee Shilts
  • Anne Rambo
  • Laurie Hernandez


This paper is offered as a beginning toward including client perspectives on treatment and client participation in supervision. Rather than see therapists as “technical experts who do things to people,” many of us now see therapists as nonexperts “who create conversations with people” (Goolishian & Anderson, 1992). This new shift challenges the traditional training positions of supervisor and supervisee, respectively. Including clients' voices the supervisor participate from a “nonexpert” position.

Solution-Focused Brief Therapy client feedback therapy training 


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© Human Sciences Press, Inc. 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lee Shilts
    • 1
  • Anne Rambo
    • 1
  • Laurie Hernandez
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Social and Systemic StudiesNova Southeastern UniversityUSA
  2. therapy programNova Southeastern UniversityUSA

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