Creative Positions in Adult Mental Health: Outside In-Inside Out

Creative Positions in Adult Mental Health: Outside In-Inside Out


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781780491929
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/28/2014
Series: Systemic Thinking and Practice Series
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 5.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements ix

About the Editors and Contributors xi

Series Editors' Foreword xix

Foreword Bebe Speed xxiii

Preface Louise Rob xxix

Preface: The Moving on Group Sue McNab xxxiii

Introduction: "The soul within the symptoms" Sue McNab xxxvii

Section 1 Outside In: A Stance Towards Theory

Part I Deconstructing Theoretical Positions

Chapter 1 Psychiatric diagnosis and its dilemmas David Harper 5

Chapter 2 Missing the point: the shy story of disappointment Duncan Moss 25

Chapter 3 Dancing between discourses Sue McNab 43

Part II Constructing Alternative Positions

Chapter 4 Coming to reasonable terms with our histories: narrative ideas, memory, and mental health David Denborough 67

Chapter 5 "Where the hell is everybody?" Leanna's resistance to armed robbery and negative social responses Allan Wade 87

Chapter 6 Psychiatry, emotion, and the family: from expressed emotion to dialogical selves Paolo Bertrando 109

Section 2 Inside Out: An Appreciation of Practice

Part I Space in Tight Corners: Practice-Based Examples

Chapter 7 Open dialogues mobilise the resources of the family and the patient Jaakko Seikkula Birgitta Alakare 131

Chapter 8 Narrative psychiatry SuEllen Hamkins 151

Chapter 9 Family needs, family solutions; developing family therapy in adult mental health services Roger Stanbridge Frank Burbach 167

Chapter 10 The significance of dialogue to wellbeing: learning from social constructionist couple therapy Taiwo Afaupe 187

Part II Privileging the Voice of the Client and Therapist

Chapter 11 Narrative therapy with children of parents experiencing mental health difficulties Ruth Pluznick Natasha Kis-Sines 205

Chapter 12 Hearing Voices: creating theatre from stories told by mental health service users Clare Summerskill 227

Chapter 13 Beyond the spoken word Gail Simon 241

Chapter 14 Voices from the frontline: "keeping on keeping on"-what matters to staff working in adult mental health services? Iona Cook 259

Afterword: Reflections from trainee therapists Shona Reed-Purvis Paul Flecknoe 273

Afterword: The Moving on Group Jo Kevin 279

Index 283

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