Family Therapy Training Institute of Miami
Helping at-risk children and
adolescents and their families
through the model evidence based programs
Brief Strategic Family Therapy (BSFT)
Family Effectiveness Training (FET)
Contact Information
1221 Brickell Avenue,
9th Floor, Miami, FL 33131
Toll Free: (888) 527 -3828

FAX: (786) 953-8404


BSFT Overview Workshops - Big Success in Maryland and Raleigh
Olga Hervis and Silvia Kaminsky conducting the workshop in Raleigh last November. Stay tuned for another one coming up in North Carolina again Spring, 2015!
Last Updated on:: 04 / 21 / 2015
Home Brief Strategic Family Therapy™ Expected Results
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What Can We Expect to Achieve by using BSFT®?

In the child:
  • Reduced behavior problems
  • Improved self-control
  • Reduced associations with antisocial peers
  • Reduced drug use
  • Development of Pro-social behaviors

In the family:
  • Increased parental involvement with one another and with the child
  • Effective parenting, including successful management of children's behavior and positive affect in the parent-child interactions
  • Improved family cohesiveness and collaboration,
  • Increased bonding between children and parents
  • Improved family communication, conflict resolution and problem solving skills
  • Reduced negativity and improved affect in family relations
  • Correct assignment and effective performance of the roles and responsibilities of the family