Skilled brief therapists just ask miracle questions or scaling questions. They must know how to ask questions in ways that do not undermine client motivation.
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STEVE DE SHAZER, MSSW, is co-founder and Senior Research Associate at the Brief Family Therapy Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and is co-developer of Solution-Focused Brief Therapy. He is the author of five books and various professional articles. Mr. de Shazer is on the editorial boards of various journals and has presented, trained and consulted widely in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia.