What is Future-oriented therapy?

What is Future-oriented therapy? Future-oriented therapy (FOT) is a form of psychotherapy that focuses on helping individuals to create positive change in their lives by setting goals and developing strategies to achieve those goals. FOT is based on the idea that the future is not predetermined, and that individuals have the power to create their own future by taking actions in the present. FOT is a strengths-based approach that emphasizes an individual’s abilities and resources rather than their weaknesses and problems. The therapy aims to help individuals identify their values, strengths, and aspirations and to use these as a foundation for creating a vision of the future that is desirable and achievable. The therapist works collaboratively with the individual to identify obstacles and challenges that may prevent them from reaching their goals and to develop strategies to overcome these barriers. FOT is used to treat a wide range of mental health conditions, including depression, anxiety, and substance abuse. It can be used as a standalone treatment or in combination with other forms of therapy. FOT is typically short-term and focused on helping individuals to make positive changes in their lives quickly.

Shervan K Shahhian

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