The model of Problem-Solving Brief Therapy is a form of looking at the challenges in life and coming up with strategies on how to change the situation.
The seeds of the model were planted in Palo Alto, CA around 1950 at the Mental Research Institute (MRI). There, the model was tested and developed under the direction of it's founders; Dick Fisch, Paul, Dick Fisch, Paul Watzlawick, John Weakland, Gregory Bateson, Jay Haley y Milton Erickson.
Throughout its history, the Problem-Solving Model revolutionized the world of therapy. This family therapy model can be applied across therapy situations because it prioritizes the problems the client brings to the table, rather than searching for explanations and providing diagnosis.