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What is Narrative Therapy? An Easy to Read Introduction

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, re-membering, therapeutic letter writing, the use of rituals, leagues, reflecting teams and much more. 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.

Contents:

  • A note from the publisher
  • PART ONE: WHAT IS NARRATIVE THERAPY?: Introduction
  • 1: Understanding and living our lives through stories
  • 2: Stories in the therapeutic context
  • 3: Externalising conversations: naming the problem
  • 4: Tracing the history of the problem
  • 5: Exploring the effects of the problem
  • 6: Situating the problem in context: deconstruction
  • 7: Discovering unique outcomes
  • 8: Tracing the history and meaning of the unique outcome and naming the alternative story
  • PART TWO - THICKENING THE ALTERNATIVE STORY: Introduction
  • 9: Re-membering conversations
  • 10: Therapeutic documentation
  • 11: Therapeutic letters
  • 12: Rituals and celebrations
  • 13: Expanding the conversation
  • 14: Outside witness groups and definitional ceremonies
  • Closing remarks 

 

What is Narrative Therapy? An Easy to Read Introduction

Author: Alice Morgan

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