Narrative Therapy : The Social Construction of Preferred Realities

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1996-03-17
  • Publisher: W W NORTON

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For psychotherapy students, teachers, and practitioners, this book describes the clinical application of the growing body of ideas and practices that has come to be known as narrative therapy. Clear and compelling demonstrations of narrative therapy practice, rich in case examples and creative strategies, are at the heart of this book.

Table of Contents

Shifting Paradigms: From Systems to Storiesp. 1
The Narrative Metaphor and Social Constructionism: A Postmodern Worldviewp. 19
Opening Space for New Storiesp. 42
Story Developmentp. 77
Questionsp. 113
Questions in Action: Three Transcriptsp. 144
Reflectingp. 169
The Plot Thickensp. 194
Spreading the Newsp. 237
Relationships and Ethicsp. 264
Bibliographyp. 289
Indexp. 299
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