Solution Focused Brief Therapy is a goal oriented therapeutic approach that is solution-focused in terms of targeting a desired outcome for therapy, rather than focusing on the symptoms or the issues. Solution Focused Brief Therapy is focused on the present and future circumstances and goals, rather than the past. The role of the therapist is to encourage the client to focus on the future and collaboratively develop a series of steps to achieve these goals. Solution Focused Brief Therapy is focused on developing a vision for the client's future and then determining the skills, resources and abilities that must be completed or achieved in order to attain the desired goal or outcome. The therapist is responsible for assisting the client clarify their goals in order to achieve success.