Ben Furnam

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Ben is an internationally distinguished psychiatrist and teacher of solution-focused psychology. Ben has written a number of books including an international bestseller entitled It’s Never Too Late to Have a Happy Childhood and Kids’ Skills in Action which is a collection of case stories illustrating how to use the Kids’ Skills method to help children of different ages to overcome various difficulties and problems.

In his own home country of Finland in recent years Ben has been working increasingly with politicians, principals and teachers in schools exploring various ways of introducing solution-focused psychology to schools. To this end he and his colleagues have developed a number of tools including Kids’ Skills, Steps of Responsibility, and Skillful Class.