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.

A Poststructuralist Approach to Narrative Work

A Poststructuralist Approach to Narrative Work

Narrative therapy, as we use the term, refers to an ever-shifting stream of ideas, attitudes, and practices that flow from the work of Michael White and David Epston (Epston & White, 1992b; White & Epston, 1990). Narrative therapists draw on the ideas of poststructuralist scholars such as Michel ...

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