ISBN-10:
1412909880
ISBN-13:
9781412909884
Pub. Date:
08/03/2006
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Narrative Therapy: Making Meaning, Making Lives / Edition 1

Narrative Therapy: Making Meaning, Making Lives / Edition 1

by Catrina Brown, Tod Augusta-Scott

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ISBN-13: 9781412909884
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 08/03/2006
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.77(d)

About the Author

Catrina Brown, M.A., M.S.W., Ph.D., is an assistant professor at the School of Social Work at Dalhousie University in Halifax, cross-appointed to Women’s Studies and Nursing. She is also a feminist psychotherapist in private practice with a focus on eating “disorders”. She is the co-editor of Consuming Passions: Feminist Approaches to Eating Disorders and Weight Preoccupation. She conducts research in the area of women, eating “disorders”, body image, trauma and sexual abuse, depression, and alcohol use problems.

Tod Augusta-Scott, M.S.W. is the program coordinator at Bridges - a domestic violence counselling, research, and training institute in Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada. He has taught at the School of Social Work at Dalhousie University in Halifax. He works as a consultant on issues of domestic violence for both government and non-government organizations. He is currently an editor for the Canadian Journal of Social Work. He publishes and presents his work internationally. His practice focuses primarily on issues of violence, sexual abuse, sexism, racism, and homophobia.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Postmodernism, Reflexivity, and Narrative Therapy - Catrina Brown, Tod Augusta-Scott
PART I: WRITING IN THE SOCIAL
Ch 1. Situating Knowledge and Power in the Therapeutic Alliance - Catrina Brown
Ch 2. Re-storying Women's Depression: A Material-Discursive Approach - Michelle N. Lafrance, Janet M. Stoppard
Ch 3. The Blinding Power of Genetics: Manufacturing and Privatizing Stories of Eating Disorders - Karin Jasper
Ch 4. Poetics of Resistance: Compassionate Practice in Substance Misuse Therapy - Colin James Sanders
Ch 5. Practicing Psychiatry Through a Narrative Lens: Working With Children, Youth, and Families - Normand Carrey
PART II: SELF-SURVEILLANCE: NORMALIZING PRACTICES OF SELF
Ch 6. Discipline and Desire: Regulating the Body/Self - Catrina Brown
Ch 7. Watching the Other Watch: A Social Location of Problems - Stephen Madigan
Ch 8. Internalized Homophobia: Lessons From the Mobius Strip - Glenda M. Russell
PART III: CHALLENGING ESSENTIALISM
Ch 9. Dethroning the Suppressed Voice: Unpacking Experience as Story - Catrina Brown
Ch 10.Conversations With Men About Women's Violence: Ending Men's Violence by Challenging Gender Essentialism - Tod Augusta-Scott
Ch 11. Challenging Essentialist Anti-Oppressive Discourse: Uniting Against Racism and Sexism - Tod Augusta-Scott
PART IV: RE-AUTHORING PREFERRED IDENTITIES
Ch 12. Movement of Identities: A Map for Therapeutic Conversations About Trauma - Jim Duvall, Laura Beres
Ch 13. Letters From Prison: Re-authoring Identity With Men Who Have Perpetrated Sexual Violence - Tod Augusta-Scott
Ch 14: Talking Body Talk: Blending Narrative and Feminist Approaches to Therapy - Catrina Brown
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