Strength Based Counseling shows that certain strengths of character, for example, hope, kindness, social intelligence, self-control, and perspectives can support the negative effects of stress and trauma, prevent or reduce interference. School counselors can apply this approach to discover how to recognize and help clients for identifying their strengths so that they can build on existing competencies. Strength Based Counseling helps clients to identify resilience in themselves, their families, or groups when they are in trouble. School counselors can also compare strengths in students and identify existing strengths that are stronger than others. Then, the counselor can help students to use this power where they live, at school and outside of school. The focus of this article is how strength based counseling functions as a counseling approach for school counselors, by: (a) explaining strength based counseling, (b) outlining basic principles of strength in the theory of strength based counseling, (c) discussing how counselors use stages strength based counseling stages.