Date(s) - 08/07/2021
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Single Session Thinking

Presenter: Jeff Young

Jeff will present the essentials of Single Session Thinking and 10 core elements of Single Session Family Therapy. He will provide a guided imagery exercise to help participants experience how their own work with individuals, couples or families would look like if they embraced Single Session Thinking. Jeff will share clinical examples; the organisational context required to support Single Session Therapy and discuss detailed strategies to help participants implement the approach into their practice. In the Q & A session following his presentation he will welcome any question about the approach.

Date and Time: Thursday 8th July, at 7-8.30pm (EST)
Venue: Online
Cost: Non AAFT Members $25 ~ AAFT Members FREE


Jeff Young (PhD) is Professor of Family Therapy and Systemic Practice and the Director of The Bouverie Centre, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia.  Jeff has been the President of the Victorian Association of Family Therapists, the President of the Australian & New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy and a member of the editorial committee for the Dulwich Centre Newsletter. In 2017, he was awarded the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy Award for Distinguished Contributions to Family Therapy.

Since 1994, Jeff and his colleagues at The Bouverie Centre have promoted Single Session Thinking (SST) to inform the design of accessible, transparent, efficient, client-led services, in a range of work contexts both inside and outside of the therapy room.

Jeff is a co-editor of two Single Session Books published by Routledge (2018; 2021) and two Special SST Issues of the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy (2012; 2020). In 2020, Jeff and Pam Rycroft, with support from the Bouverie team, released an extensive self-paced online training suite in Single Session Thinking (