SFCT www.asfct.org is the professional organisation for SF consultants, trainers and coaches. Mark and Jenny are both Founder Members.
SFCT publishes the journal InterAction www.ingentaconnect.com/content/sfct/inter - Mark is one of the editors. There is free content in each issue, full access is given to SFCT members.
Mark also runs the UK Chapter of SFCT - for meeting details see http://www.asfct.org/uk.php
SOLWorld (www.solworld.org) is the international open-access community of SF practitioners in organisations, management and business settings. Mark and Jenny were instrumental in organising the first two SolWorld conferences in 2002 and 2003, and continue to be at the centre of new developments within the group. We hold an international conference and other events each year. In 2011 SOLworld had nearly 1000 members.
SOLUTIONS-L is the email discussion group which forms part of SOLWorld. It's free to join, and in November 2011 had around 600 members. To join, send a blank email to SOLUTIONS-L-SUBSCRIBE-REQUEST@HOME.EASE.LSOFT.COM. Within a few moments, you should receive a confirmatory email - just follow the instructions, and you will be subscribed. The list features searchable archives for list members. The SOLUTIONS-L list is hosted by Lsoft (www.lsoft.com)
Mark is a member of the complexity-based thinktank Synthesis in London - www.synthesisips.net
Mark is proud to be a member of The Transformational Leadership Council - www.transformationalleadershipcouncil.com
Mark is a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Hertfordshore Philosophy Department
Read and follow Mark's academic papers at his Academia page http://herts.academia.edu/MMcKergow
Mark facilitates script constellation sessions to 'bust the block' with Richard Tierney - www.scriptexplorers.com
www.thesolutionsfocus.com - the website supporting The Solutions Focus book
Key international partners of sfwork
Our international partners - organisations with whom we have continuing collaborations in developing Solutions Focused ideas in the workplace.
www.growthcoachinginternational.com - John Campbell and colleagues deliver sfwork's coaching and other programmes in Australia
www.consulcontor.de - Peter Röhrig and colleagues in Cologne, Germany run SF Professional in German
www.clues.se CLUes, Sweden - Bjorn Johansson and Eva Persson and the Centre for SF Development
www.sf-academy.com The Academy of Solution Focused Training, Singapore. Debbie Hogan and colleagues.
www.solutionsacademy.com Kirsten Dierolf with teleclasses, SF heros cards and more.
www.ilfaro.be Anton Stellamans and Liselotte Baeijaert deliver SF programmes in Belgium.
www.solutionfocus.jp Yasuteru Aoki and SF in Japan.
www.openchanges.com Michael Hjerth's site from Sweden - interesting blog.
www.glasgrp.com Alan Kay and the Glasgow Group, Toronto, Canada.
www.solutionsurfers.com - Peter Szabo, Daniel Meier and colleages in Switzerland
www.solutionsdoc.co.uk/ Dr Alasdair Macdonald has the latest on SF research.
www.smartbaltics.com Dainius Baltrusaitis and colleagues do SF in Lithuania and beyond
www.soluzionicreative.it Marco Matera produced The Solutions Focus in Italian and does interesting work there
www.antoinetteoglethorpe.com/ sfwork's Antoinette Oglethorpe specialises in executive development and career advice on self-employment
www.steveonyett.co.uk sfwork's Steve Onyett specialises in team development, consultancy and research
www.progressionpartnership.com Emma Langman and Progression Partnership - moving forward together
www.londonhumanistfunerals.co.uk sfwork's Jenny Clarke also designs and delivers humanist funerals in London
Other bloggers in SF & organisations
www.openchanges.com - Michael Hjerth from Sweden
www.solutionsacademy.net - Kirsten Dierolf from Germany
solutionfocusedchange.blogspot.com - Coert Visser from the Netherlands
www.solutionfocuscoach.com - Peter West from Canada
SF in organisations
www.thesolutionsfocus.co.uk Mark's co-author Paul Z Jackson and Janine Waldman offer coaching, facilitation and training design
www.johnhendenconsultancy.co.uk - John Henden, Mark and Jenny's Bristol Solutions Group colleague
www.solutionwork.com with Michael Hjerth and Caroline Klingenstierna in Stockholm
NOAM Coert Visser and Gwenda Schlundt Bodien's Dutch organisation for solution focused management and career development, featuring trainings in Dutch and English and interesting articles.
www.solutionsurfers.com Peter Szabo's site with Skaleboards and much more.
www.weiterbildungsforum.ch/de/ Weiterbildungsforum, Basel. Coaching and coach training in Switzerland with Peter Szabo.
www.louiscauffman.com Belgium. Louis Cauffman's Solutions Tango book and more.
www.syst-strukturaufstellungen.de Matthias Varga von Kibéd and Insa Sparrer's institute for Systemic Stuctural Constellations and Solution Focused work.
www.korn.ch Hans-Peter Korn's 'Playground for Team Solutions' - an interactive hyper-show and much more.
Buy SOL 2006 DVDs from Hans-Peter, including panels on the Roots of Solutions Focused Work and the Future of SF Managemant. Money goes to Insoo Kim Berg fund
www.nexttools.net Günter Lueger's website for SF management tools (in German).
www.taitoba.fi - Peter Sundman and colleagues in Finland with coaching, therapy, consulting and more
www.reteaming.com Ben Furman's Reteaming homepages, Finland.
www.fkc.se FKC Mellansjö school - The most SF organisation in the world?
www.psych.usyd.edu.au/coach/ Tony Grant, University of Sydney Coaching Psychology Unit
www.fletcherpeacockcommunicationsolutions.com Fletcher Peacock Enterprises. Solution Focused Communication, seminars and talks, based in Quebec, Canada. Includes information in French.
www.loesbar.org Loesbar, platform for SF coaching in Switzerland with Kati Hankivsky and Stephanie von Bidder.
www.agens.as AGENS Positiv Utvikling. SF and other positive approaches in Norway.
www.handlungsspielraeume.com Kati Hankovsky. Team and individual SF coaching and training, also in German and Hungarian.
www.brief-coaching.com Peter Szabo's new site relating to his work and book on Brief Coaching.
www.breakthrough-solutions.com John Sproson
www.mehlem-institut.de Dr Peter Röhrig (in German).
www.corpjesters.com Mike Goran makes fun out of business in Canada.
www.synergia.co.nz Miles Shepheard with consulting and coaching in New Zealand.
www.ilfaro.be Anton Stellamans, Liselotte Baeijaert and others with peace building and consulting from Belgium.
www.sfe4u.org os Kerstin Mahlberg and Maud Sjoblom's site about SF Education, which also features their excellent book
www.focusonsolutions.co.uk Bill O'Connell's site has downloadable resources and a great book list
Mark is a fully-elected member of the Transformational Leadership Council, and on the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Leadership in Public Services
Appreciative Inquiry and other new wave approaches
appreciativeinquiry.case.edu The Ai Commons with lots of Ai resources and cases.
www.lasadev.com Tricia Lustig's pages on Ai, featuring book reviews.
www.aradford.co.uk Anne Radford's pages on the international Ai network - seminars, conferences.
www.emergence-solutions.com Canadaian Pierre-Claude Elie's site about Ai and emergent change (in French)
Self-Help and other interesting places
www.stretchlearning.com Stretch Learning, UK, Tim Andrews helps you stretch your learning abilities.
www.weiner-davis.com Michelle Weiner-Davis's pages for self-help, relationships and women's issues.
www.sueknight.co.uk Sue Knight - NLP training and more for business.
SF in therapy
www.ukasfp.co.uk UK Association for SF Practice - including therapy and many other SF applications
www.brief-therapy.org Brief Family Therapy Centre, Milwaukee - the home of Solution Focused Brief Therapy.
www.solutionfocused.net The Institute for Solution-Focused Therapy, Yvonne Dolan and Terry Trepper.
www.possibilitycenter.com Bill O'Hanlon's Possibility Centre.
www.brieftherapysydney.com.au Michael Durrant including an excellent selection of SF links.
www.talkingcure.com ISTC - The Institute for the Study of Therapeutic Change.
www.angelfire.com/biz/sikt/engindex.html Harry Korman.
www.0to10.net Joel Simon, New York State, USA.
www.brieftherapy.org.uk Brief Therapy Practice, London - training, educational applications, conferences.
www.solutionfocus.dk Solutionfocus, Denmark - training, therapy, events.
www.loesungsfokussiert.de ILK - Institut für lösungsfokussierte Kommunikation, Bielefeld - therapy, training, coaching, supervision.
www.brief-therapy-uk.com Eileen Murphy Consultants - SF training, particularly for schools and community projects in the UK.
www.btne.org Brief Therapy North East - a regional network for Solution Focused practitioners working in the North East of the UK.
www.solution-focused-practice.co.uk SF therapy and training with Rob Black.
www.northwestsolutions.co.uk Northwest Solutions - Carole Waskett, based in Northwest England.
www.masterswork.com DVDs and videos of leaders in SF and social construction, including Matthias Varga and Steve de Shazer.
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