Schwartz, 2006, pp. 125, 134; Teyber, 1989, pp. 22-23; Teyber, 2006, pp. 70-78) is critical to this model. ese narrative embedded needs will help de˜ne what is lacking with regard to clients’ relational needs (needs de˜cit)—what they have been trying to get unsuccessfully. Clinicians and clients alike can relate to these needs, whether they are part of clients’ presenting issue. Because of the universal quality of these needs-the ease with which they can be understood and identi-˜ed with-clients can collaboratively problem solve or help each other to examine more productive problem-solving strategies and more productive emotions that will result in improved problem solving.