Narrative & Strategic Therapies
Michael White, one of the founders of narrative therapy, is back with his first major publication since the seminal Narrative Means to Therapeutic Ends, which Norton published in 1990.
The "grown-up talk" of therapy is likely to turn off children - especially if it focuses on their problematic behavior. The highly effective techniques of narrative therapy include children by respecting their unique language, stories, and views of the world.
Wedge's central argument, presented clearly and illustrated in engaging cases, is that all experience, even the experience of one's own self, is a construction of signs. Symbolic forms such as language, myth, ritual, and drama create and shape our realities and provide useful tools for encouraging therapeutic change.
Creative Aging is unique in its blending of the theoretical and the practical. On the one hand, attention is given to discussions of perspectives...
This book explains this deeply ethical approach of contextual therapy in practical terms and demonstrates its practice in extensive cases.