The field of narrative-informed therapy began nearly a decade ago and has now matured to the point where a significant reference work is both timely and appropriate. This Handbook is the first to draw together theorists and practitioners representing a diverse range of approaches to describe and detail assessment and intervention strategies focusing on client story-telling and story reconstruction to promote positive change in clients. A primary goal is to bring together multiple approaches with the aim of promoting a dialogue among differing narrative traditions and synthesizing a more integrated understanding of client story-telling processes in psychotherapy. The editors have aimed for a balance between practice, applied research findings, and background theory.

Working With Narrative in Psychotherapy: A Relational Constructivist Approach

  • By: L. E. Angus, K. Hardtke, H. Levitt, M. Bakhtin, F. C. Bartlett, M. C. Bateson, L. Botella, L. Botella, L. Botella, L. Botella, O. Herrero, L. Botella, R. A. Neimeyer, O. Herrero, M. Pacheco, S. Figueras, L. A. Werner-Wildner, L. Botella, M. Pacheco, O. Herrero, S. Corbella, J. S. Bruner, L. R. Derogatis, B. Duncan, S. Miller, B. Ecker, L. Hulley, J. S. Efran, M. D. Lukens, R. J. Lukens, K. J. Gergen, B. G. Glaser, A. Strauss, O. Herrero, B. Jiménez, G. Poch, L. Botella, G. A. Kelly, G. A. Kelly, I. Kim Berg, S. de Shazer, J.-F. Lyotard, G. J. Neimeyer, R. A. Neimeyer, R. A. Neimeyer, M. Pacheco, L. Botella, S. Corbella, M. Pacheco, S. Corbella, A. M. Gómez, P. Velázquez, L. Botella, J. A. Singer & L. Wittgenstein
  • In:The Handbook of Narrative and Psychotherapy
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  • Subject:Counseling and Psychotherapy, Education, Health, Psychology
  • Keywords:clients; conversation; fear; identity; parenting; psychotherapy; relational psychotherapy

Working With Narrative in Psychotherapy: A Relational Constructivist Approach


Stories are everywhere. Human meaning-making processes are so embedded in narrative forms that it is quite difficult to locate instances of human life that are alien to narratives. The very history of humankind is a story full ...

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