Frequently Asked Questions

What is Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)?

Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) is a type of therapy that focuses on finding solutions to problems, rather than dwelling on the problems themselves. This approach is based on the idea that everyone has the capacity to find solutions to their problems and that the therapist’s role is to help the client find these solutions.

Where will the course be taught?

The course will be taught at LIVE Online, and it is sponsored by Gift Foundation and Zakat Aid.

What is the length of the course?

The course is 108 hours long, divided into three levels.

What will I learn in the course?

In the course, you will learn the principles and theories of IPC, advanced techniques and strategies, and the integration of SFBT with other models, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Islamic psychology and counselling.

What is the format of the course?

The course is taught through a combination of lectures, group discussions, case studies, role-plays, and other interactive activities. This approach helps students to gain hands-on experience and develop their skills.

Can I become a member of UK Association for Solution Focussed Practice and AIMS after completing the course?

Upon completion of the course, students will have gained a comprehensive understanding of the theory and principles of SFBT, advanced techniques and strategies, and the integration of SFBT with other models and Islamic psychology and counselling. To become a member of UKASFP and AIMS, students will need to meet certain criteria, such as having relevant training and experience in the field. The course will provide guidance on how to meet these criteria and become accredited.

What are the benefits of becoming a member of UKASP and AIMS?

Becoming a member of UKASFP and AIMS provides a range of benefits, including access to training, resources, and networking opportunities, as well as recognition as a professional in the field of SFBT and Islamic mental health.

Do I need previous experience in therapy or counselling to take the course? 

No, previous experience in therapy or counselling is not required to take the course. The course is designed to be accessible to all, regardless of previous experience.

What is the cost of the course?

The cost of the course is £3000, 90% of which is sponsored by Gift Foundation, Zakat Aid and AIMS.

When will each level be taught?

Each level will be taught at term time. Level 1 will be taught in term 1, Level 2 in term 2, and Level 3 in term 3.

Is this course accredited?

This course is accredited by AIMS and once students complete the programme they will be able to get accreditation from external non-muslim body.

Is this a degree level course?

 This is a independent course and is not a degree programme.

Will there be exams and assignments?

There will be no written exams and assignments. There will be practical LIVE assessments during the class by the instructor.

Which platform will the classes be held?

The classes will be held LIVE via Zoom.

Will a certificate be provided?

 Yes, certificates will be provided upon the completion of the course.
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