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, Cooperation, Twinstar and Kids Skills.

We are a founding member of IASTI
International Alliance of Solution-Focused Teaching Institutes


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 published in Finnish language in February 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.