- What is the one problem or concern that seems most important for you to focus on right now?
- How does the problem affect: You?
Other key people in your life?
- How long has the problem been there?
- What have you tried that has helped with this problem?
- What have you tried that has not helped or worsened the problem?
- What would you like to get out of our session?
- What is crucial for me to know about the background to the problem?
- What personal strengths do you have that will help you to deal with the problem?
- What would others say in response to the above question?
- In order that our session is as helpful as possible, what else do you think is important for me to know?