Elliott Connie, MA, LPC, is a licensed professional counselor who has spent his entire counseling career working with individuals, couples, families, and groups. He founded and oversees the Solution Focused Training Institute, which holds multiple training sessions on this approach, including an annual symposium, workshops, and business consultations. He maintains a full private practice with couples, children, and families. He is also a trainer for the University of Texas-Arlington Certificate Program in Solution-Focused Counseling. Mr. Connie is the co-editor of The Art of Solution Focused Therapy with Linda Metcalf, has conducted numerous training sessions and presented widely.