`A densely packed book with interesting and valuable research gleaned from a wide variety of therapy approaches, Narrative and Psychotherapy furnishes the reader with a cogent historical appraisal of the way psychotherapy, culture and storytelling fit together.... A good reference book for counsellors and students.... The authors' students, and clients, must be very happy that he has the interest and the capacity to tune in to others in such a fresh manner' - Counselling, The Journal of the British Association for Counselling The core of psychotherapy can be seen as a process in which the client comes to tell, and then re-author, an individual life-story or personal narrative. The author of thi
Postmodern Narrative Therapy: A Case Example
The aim of this chapter is to use a single case to explore some of the ways in which different aspects of narrative therapy might be applied in practice. The case chosen for discussion is taken from the novel Therapy written by David Lodge and published in 1995. This novel focuses on a two-year ...