Mette Vesterhauge-Petersen

Country: Denmark
Email: mette@solutionfocus.dk
Languages: Danish, English
Licensed Signs of Safety Trainer & Consultant
With more than 20 years of experience as a social worker, Mette Vesterhauge-Petersen works as a brief family therapist, trainer, supervisor and consultant in SOLUTION, Denmark’s leading Solution Focused Training Centre since 2001.

Since Mette first saw Andrew introduce the Signs of Safety approach in 2002, she has been using the approach with great enthusiasm and since 2006, has been involved in the implementation of the Signs of Safety approach through case consultation, supervision, training and as the main practice framework for organisations. Mette works in child protection practice, drug and alcohol family treatment, psychiatry, honour related violence cases, work with disabled children, school and day care. Mette is known for her disciplined, systematic and persistent methods to facilitate the process and enjoys assisting front-line practitioners and managers adapt and implement the approach in their specific context.

Together with Andrew and Henrik, Mette is a co-writer of the first Danish book on Signs of Safety to be published by Hans Reitzels Forlag in the fall of 2013.