Miacle question solution-focused therapy worksheet

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What is the theory behind this Miracle question solution-focused therapy worksheet?

Solution focused therapy focuses on creating insight into the client’s resources that can be utilized to create their ideal future. Generally, the method implicates recognizing and discovering past instances (or a miracle) when the client was able to achieve a goal. It helps in developing motivation and hope for a better future.

How will the worksheet help?

Miracle question is a technique in Solution Focused Therapy. The purpose of this technique is to help clients who are unable to look past their obstacles in life and find it hard to visualize a favorable future. Most of the time, clients have difficulties looking past their challenges and seeing the future in this light increases negative thoughts regarding the future which leads the to use maladaptive strategies to cope.. 

How to use this worksheet?

This worksheet requires the client to be highly imaginative. Sit down in a quiet and comforting  place and position, and  answer the question below. Explain to the client that they can express themselves candidly; there is no right and wrong. Moreover, encourage descriptive responses. 

 Miracle question solution-focused therapy worksheet

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Today you went home at night, changed your outfit, brushed your teeth and went to bed. Next morning when you saw a gigantic window in your bedroom. You felt curious and opened it. This window opens to a world of your dreams. ’The Miracle World’. In this world, there are no problems, no challenges in your life. You step out the window and start looking at all the things this world has. Now Explain, what is that world like? What do you find in a life where there are no problems and obstacles? How are you living it? Define each and every thing in detail. 


De Shazer, S., Dolan, Y., Korman, H., Trepper, T., McCollum, E., & Berg, I. K. (2021). More than miracles. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003125600

Lethem, J. (2002), Brief Solution Focused Therapy. Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 7: 189-192. https://doi.org/10.1111/1475-3588.00033

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