`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
Chapter 8: Reinventing Therapy
In this book, it has been argued that there exists an emerging new approach to therapy theory and practice, an approach based on an appreciation of the centrality of narrative in human communication and society. I have attempted to map out some of the ideas and examples that constitute a narrative therapy based ...