After selecting and defining a problem to work on, the fourth step in problem solving therapy is to identify possible solutions, and brainstorming is how we accomplish this. Brainstorming is a method of generating as many possibilities and alternative solutions to the problem at hand without evaluating their potential usefulness. The reason for thinking of a lot of ideas is to increase the likelihood of coming up with an effective solution. It involves asking the client to come up with all the ideas they can think of that could contribute to solving the problem. The main criteria are that each idea should be relevant to the problem and have a chance of solving the problem or contributing to solving it.
Brain storming worksheet 1
Brain storming worksheet 2
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