Family Therapy Training Institute of Miami
Training therapists to help 
at-risk children and their families
through the model evidence based program
Brief Strategic Family Therapy®(BSFT®)
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1221 Brickell Avenue,
9th Floor, Miami, FL 33131
Toll Free: (888) 527 -3828

FAX: (786) 953-8404



Keeping BSFT strong in Southwest Michigan for years. Awesome!

Lacey Merchant, Fay Featherly, Angela Deal (BSFT Supervisor),

Michelle Ousler, Tony Palomba, Olga Hervis

Last Updated on:: 10 / 24 / 2016
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About BSFT

Brief Strategic Family Therapy (BSFT®) is an evidence-based practice.

BSFT was selected as a “Model” program by the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP), as a “Model” program by the OJJDP, as a “Model” program by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and an "Exemplary" program by Strengthening America’s Families, among others.

Please refer to the chapters below for full details of this effective and exciting family-centric therapy model.  And for details of our BSFT Training programs, please visit the Training tab, and its subheadings.


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1 What Is BSFT®
2 Proven Results of BSFT
3 Who Benefits from BSFT
4 Suitable Settings for BSFT
5 Expected Results
6 Essential Components of BSFT
7 BSFT Counselor to Family Ratio
8 Model Adaptations
9 Research Supporting BSFT
10 Cost Effectiveness
11 Additional BSFT Descriptions