Multiple Voices: Narrative in Systemic Family Psychotherapy

Multiple Voices: Narrative in Systemic Family Psychotherapy

by Renos K. Papadopoulos
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415920841

ISBN-13: 9780415920841

Pub. Date: 07/28/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Originally embarking on a joint project to share clinical experience, members of the Family Systems Group of the Tavistock clinic found that what was common in their work was an emphasis on narrative. The writers collected here apply their observations about narrative to

bilingualism and therapy, the critique of narrative, illness and loss, gender and language,

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Overview

Originally embarking on a joint project to share clinical experience, members of the Family Systems Group of the Tavistock clinic found that what was common in their work was an emphasis on narrative. The writers collected here apply their observations about narrative to

bilingualism and therapy, the critique of narrative, illness and loss, gender and language, neonatal care, adoption, divorce and therapy with refugee families. Multiple Voices will prove to be the standard comprehensive work on narrative in the family therapy setting.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415920841
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/28/1998
Series:
Tavistock Clinic Series
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Foreword
Contributors
Introduction1
1The Other Side of the Story: The Client's Experience of Therapy15
2What Narrative?41
3Language and Narrative: Learning from Bilingualism64
4Postmodern Narratives: or Muddles in the Mind86
5Toward a Coherent Story about Illness and Loss103
6Different Language/Different Gender: Narratives of Inclusion and Exclusion125
7Making Sense of the Experience of Neonatal Intensive Care146
8New Stories for Old? The Creation of New Families by Adoption and Fostering169
9Rewriting the Story: Children, Parents and Post-Divorce Narratives184
10Is Home where the Heart is? Narratives of Oppositional Discourses in Refugee Families206
Index237

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