About Helsinki Brief Therapy Institute

HBTI, founded in 1986, is a training center for solution-focused psychology. The company was founded by the internationally renowned pioneers of solution-focused psychotherapy, psychiatrist  Ben Furman and social psychologist Tapani Ahola. Their books have been translated to 16 languages.

HBTI is internationally well known for its solution-focused social innovations, including Reteaming, a solution-focused coaching-method for individuals, teams and entire organisations, the Twin-Star, an educational material for organisations inerested in adopting a solution focused corporate culture, Cooperation, an innovative and intensive solution-focused training program for managers and staff, and the Kids' SkillsMission Possible and Steps of responsibility-methods for helpng children and adolescents to overcome emotional and behavioral problems.

Founding member of IASTI
International Alliance of Solution-Focused Teaching Institutes

Helsinki Brief Therapy Insitute Ltd.
Haapalahdenkatu 1
FI-00300 Helsinki, Finland
Tel. +358-9-436 2556


Latest News

Brieftherapy Institute on Facebook

We are now on Facebook too. Like us on Facebook and let's share some thoughts about solution focused approaches.

I am proud of you

A new book titled "I am proud of you" by Ben Furman was pubished in Finnish language in Feb 2012. It is a user-friendly self help book aimed at parents, grandparents, teachers and all people who take care of children. The book will be published in German and Dutch later this year.