What does it look like in narrative practice to see problems as separate from persons, to take on a multi-storied approach, and to find openings to stories linking people to their know-how and skills? In this 2 day gathering, Maggie Carey worked with a group of practitioners to explore- and participate in - a series of narrative interviews to explore examples of key narrative principles in action and practice specific skills to help navigate tricky dilemmas in our [...]
This two-day workshop took place on Monday/Tuesday, June 13-14, 2016 at the All-Souls Gathering in Shelburne, Vermont.
Larry Zucker, LCSW, gave a wonderful one-day workshop on narrative approaches to working with couples at Treleven Farm on Monday, June 15, 2015. For further information, please review the Workshop Description outlining objectives and schedule.
The two-day workshop, Sustaining Hope, Creativity & Emotional Attunement When Working with People Facing Severe and Persistent Problems, took place on Thursday-Friday, June 18-19, 2015 at Treleven Farm in Vergennes, Vermont
A big thank-you to Maggie Carey who gave us an invigorating and restorative four days of training in beautiful Vermont, June 10-13, 2014. Maggie Carey’s workshops were co-sponsored by Union Institute & University and Re-authoring Teaching. We were thrilled to welcome Maggie Carey to guide our third "Extending Narrative Practice: Refreshing the Spirit of the Work" gathering at the All Souls Gathering, in Shelburne, Vermont and at Treleven Farm in Vergennes, Vermont.
David Epston has given several workshops in Vermont including, "The Poetics of Inquiry: What makes a good story" and "Can a person's mischief make trouble for a problem? A query for "former" children who have become therapists and the people who they are seeing."
The workshop guided participants though discussions on how neurobiology conceptualizes the brain’s structure and a concept of mind, its relationship to memory and emotional systems, and the role of mindfulness in clinical practice. Drawing from the current literature and utilizing clinical examples, Jeff compared and contrasted ideas from the neurosciences with those from Narrative Therapy.
These workshops (2010 & 2012) with Gaye Stockell, Peggy Sax & Shona Russell took place at All Souls Gathering in Shelburne, Vermont. Memories highlight how we could take advantage of the gorgeous Vermont countryside- meeting in small groups on hillside, eating outdoors, pairing up for exercises.