What is narrative therapy?: An easy-to-read introduction Gecko 2000Dulwich Centre Publications #ad - If you are a therapist, health worker or community worker who is trying to apply narrative ideas in your own work context, this book has been written with you in mind. This best selling book is an easy-to-read introduction to the ideas and practices of narrative therapy with accessible language, a concise structure and a wide range of practical examples.
This book covers a broad spectrum of narrative practices including externalisation, therapeutic letter writing, the use of rituals, leagues, re-membering, reflecting teams and much more.
Narratives of Therapists' LivesDulwich Centre Publications #ad - Narratives of Therapists' Lives #ad - Today it is commonplace to hear therapists speak of experiences of demoralisation, burden, fatigue and despair. This book proposes that this is significantly an outcome of how therapy is conceived of and practised, and draws out alternative conceptions and practices of therapy, supervision and training that provide a powerful antidote to despair.
Readers will be provided with options for taking narrative practices unto their own lives – options that will reinvigorate and renew.
Narrative Means to Therapeutic EndsW. W. Norton & Company #ad - Use of letter-writing in family therapy. W w norton Company. Therapy then becomes a process of storying or restorying the lives and experiences of these people. White and epston base their therapy on the assumption that people experience problems when the stories of their lives, as they or others have invented them, do not sufficiently represent their lived experience.
Narrative Means to Therapeutic Ends #ad - . Both authors share delightful examples of a storied therapy that privileges a person’s lived experience, inviting a reflexive posture and encouraging a sense of authorship and reauthorship of one’s experiences and relationships in the telling and retelling of one’s story. In this way narrative comes to play a central role in therapy.
Maps of Narrative Practice Norton Professional Books HardcoverW. W. Norton & Company #ad - The book covers each of the five main areas of narrative practice-re-authoring conversations, externalizing conversations, and rite of passage maps-to provide readers with an explanation of the practical implications, for therapeutic growth, definitional ceremony, scaffolding conversations, remembering conversations, of these conversations.
Michael white, is back with his first major publication since the seminal Narrative Means to Therapeutic Ends, one of the founders of narrative therapy, which Norton published in 1990. Maps of narrative practice provides brand new practical and accessible accounts of the major areas of narrative practice that White has developed and taught over the years, so that readers may feel confident when utilizing this approach in their practices.
Maps of Narrative Practice Norton Professional Books Hardcover #ad - The book is filled with transcripts and commentary, skills training exercises for the reader, and charts that outline the conversations in diagrammatic form. Readers both well-versed in narrative therapy as well as those new to its concepts, will find this fresh statement of purpose and practice essential to their clinical work.
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Retelling the Stories of Our Lives: Everyday Narrative Therapy to Draw Inspiration and Transform ExperienceW. W. Norton & Company #ad - Readers are introduced to key ideas of narrative practice like the externalizing problems - 'the person is not the problem, the problem is the problem' -and the concept of "re-membering" one's life. Learning how to re-envision the stories we tell about ourselves can make an enormous difference in the ways we live our lives.
The book also outlines practical strategies for reclaiming and celebrating one's experience in the face of specific challenges such as trauma, grief, personal failure, abuse, and aging. Filled with relatable examples, and informative illustrations, useful exercises, Retelling the Stories of Our Lives leads readers on a path to reclaim their past and re-envision their future.
Retelling the Stories of Our Lives: Everyday Narrative Therapy to Draw Inspiration and Transform Experience #ad - If we tell our stories in ways that make us stronger, we can soothe our losses and ease our sorrows. If we tell stories that emphasize only desolation, then we become weaker. Drawing on wisdoms from the field of narrative therapy, this book is designed to help people rewrite and retell the stories of their lives.
The book invites readers to take a new look at their own stories and to find significance in events often neglected, to find sparkling actions that are often discounted, and to find solutions to problems and predicaments in unexpected places. Easy-to-understand examples and exercises demonstrate how these ideas have helped many people overcome intense hardship and will help readers make these techniques their own.
The ways in which we understand and share the stories of our lives therefore make all the difference. Powerful ideas from narrative therapy can teach us how to create new life stories and promote change.
Recalling Our Own Stories: Spiritual Renewal for Religious CaregiversFortress Press #ad - How religious caregivers can find spiritual renewal in their own storyRecalling Our Own Stories, which author Edward P. It is also a valuable resource for practitioners who assist these clergy and caregivers in meeting the challenges of their work. Wimberly enables caregivers to map out and come to grips with cultural expectations of their profession.
He also helps readers explore and edit the mythologies that make up their self-image, expectations about their performance and role, attitudes toward others, and convictions about ministry. Finally, he provides a model for spiritual and emotional review grounded in narrative psychology and spiritual approaches.
Recalling Our Own Stories: Spiritual Renewal for Religious Caregivers #ad - As wimberly explains, this book offers a way to renew our motivation for ministry by reconnecting to our original call, visualizing again how God has acted and remains intricately involved in our lives. Wimberly demonstrates how religious caregivers, often facing burnout, can tap the sources of renewal that reside in the faith community.
. Wimberly describes as "a spiritual retreat in book form, " is designed to help clergy and religious caregivers face the challenges of ministry. W w norton Company.
Narrative Therapy: The Social Construction of Preferred RealitiesW. W. Norton & Company #ad - For psychotherapy students, and practitioners, teachers, this book describes the clinical application of the growing body of ideas and practices that has come to be known as narrative therapy. W w norton Company. Clear and compelling demonstrations of narrative therapy practice, rich in case examples and creative strategies, are at the heart of this book.
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Narrative Therapy in Wonderland: Connecting with Children's Imaginative Know-HowW. W. Norton & Company #ad - W w norton Company. Readers will learn a variety of ready-to-implement strategies, including how to personify problems, summon fairies to lend a helping hand, compose letters to affirm children's identities, and many more. It explains how such elements as language, characterization, and suspense contribute to the coherence of a story and bring young people into focus.
Each subsequent chapter provides specific suggestions for the practice of narrative therapy. W w norton Company. How often can a young person be spotted diving headlong into a world of fantasy? This book explores the extraordinary fact that these young people may, upon arrival in Wonderland, be far better equipped to take on even dire challenges than when they remain "up above.
Narrative Therapy in Wonderland: Connecting with Children's Imaginative Know-How #ad - W w norton Company. It invites readers to consider how the imaginative gifts and knowledge of children, when supported by the therapist and family, can bring about dramatic change. The book begins with an account of the foundations of narrative theory. Recognizing the power of children’s imaginations in narrative therapy.
Therapists may marvel at children's imaginative triumphs, but how often do they recognize such talents as vital to the therapy hour? Should therapists reserve a space for make-believe only when nothing is at stake, or might it be precisely those moments when something truly matters that imagination is most urgently needed?This book offers an alternative to therapeutic perspectives that treat children as vulnerable and helpless.
Examples of the difficulties children face are offered, along with narrative interventions and tips for overcoming common barriers that can arise along the way. Sample dialogues between the authors, and their parents bring the application of each practice to life, children, illuminating how even the most stubborn problem can be outwitted, sometimes by mischievous means.
Narrative Practice: Continuing the ConversationsW. W. Norton & Company #ad - Michael white’s untimely death deprived therapists of a leading light. Here, resistance and therapist responsibility, couples therapy, is a collection of the work he left behind―writings on topics dear to the psychotherapeutic world: turning points in therapy, conversations, available for the first time in book form, and narrative responses to trauma.
Narrative Practice: Continuing the Conversations #ad - W w norton Company. Final thoughts from the now-deceased leader of narrative therapy. W w norton Company. W w norton Company.
Glimmers of Hope: Toward the Healing of Painful Life Experiences through Narrative CounselingWipf & Stock Pub #ad - This book contains a wealth of knowledge on how transformation of life can take place using Narrative Counseling. Some share their journey of struggling with hopeless situations to where they regained hope through counseling using the Narrative approach. Most of the stories shared in this book are personal to many of the authors.
In this book you will find a place where these stories will somehow intersect with your own story. Take a chance, read, and you will find a glimmer of hope in these stories. Others, such as the orphaned children, found relief in just having someone sit with them to listen to their daily struggles of living an orphaned life.
Glimmers of Hope: Toward the Healing of Painful Life Experiences through Narrative Counseling #ad - Every individual has a story-painful or happy-and the story will only be complete and meaningful when shared with others willing to listen to it. W w norton Company. W w norton Company. These are the stories of several people who embarked on a journey toward healing from abortion, cutting, and fear, bullying, anger, abuse sexual and spousal, infertility, divorce, grief, adoption, people pleasing, as well as people struggling to break the chains of psychological colonialism/neocolonialism and to survive as orphans.
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