The Art of Narrative Psychiatry: Stories of Strength and Meaning

The Art of Narrative Psychiatry: Stories of Strength and Meaning

by SuEllen Hamkins


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199982042
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 10/10/2013
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 5.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

SuEllen Hamkins, MD, is Assistant Director of the Center for Counseling and Psychological Health at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts.

Table of Contents


Part I Foundations of Narrative Psychiatry
Chapter 1 What is Narrative Psychiatry?
Chapter 2 Connecting with Compassion: The Therapeutic Relationship
Chapter 3 Starting with Stories of Success: The Initial Psychiatric Consultation
Chapter 4 Unpacking the Problem: Understanding Symptoms and Suffering
Chapter 5 Cultivating Stories of Strength and Meaning: The Course of Treatment
Chapter 6 Collaborating in Considering Treatment Options: Medicine and Other Psychiatric Resources

Part II Narrative Psychiatry in Practice
Chapter 7 Finding Lost Stories of Love: Remembering Love and Legacy Amid Loss
Chapter 8 Finding Ones Voice: Recovering from Trauma
Chapter 9 Finding Happiness: Rising from Despair and Turning Away from Anxiety


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