Multiple Voices: Narrative in Systemic Family Psychotherapy / Edition 1

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First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Hist. of systems group at clinic; client exp. of therapy, narrative applications, language/gender differences.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415920858
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 5/22/1998
  • Series: Tavistock Clinic Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Renos K. Papadopoulos is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the Tavistock Clinic and Professor of Analytic Psychology at the University of Essex. He is author of C.G. Jung: Critical Assessments (Routledge, 1992). John Byng-Hall is a Consultant Child and Family Psychiatrist, also at Tavistock, and is past chair of the Institute of Family Therapy in London.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1
1 The Other Side of the Story: The Client's Experience of Therapy 15
2 What Narrative? 41
3 Language and Narrative: Learning from Bilingualism 64
4 Postmodern Narratives: or Muddles in the Mind 86
5 Toward a Coherent Story about Illness and Loss 103
6 Different Language/Different Gender: Narratives of Inclusion and Exclusion 125
7 Making Sense of the Experience of Neonatal Intensive Care 146
8 New Stories for Old? The Creation of New Families by Adoption and Fostering 169
9 Rewriting the Story: Children, Parents and Post-Divorce Narratives 184
10 Is Home where the Heart is? Narratives of Oppositional Discourses in Refugee Families 206
Index 237
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