Narrative Practice: Applications

Community-based Narrative therapy

This page chronicles the partnership between the Evanston Family Therapy Center and  Dulwich Centre Institute of Community Practice & Ibuka, in their work of responding to the effects of genocide in Rwanda:

2015-08-16T14:44:37-04:00August 16th, 2015|0 Comments

A treasure chest of articles!

Narrative Approaches has a wonderful archive which they describe as a treasure chest of resources on narrative therapy: personal stories, academic articles, conversations, interviews, techniques, scholarship, notes, ideas and more. You're sure to find something here that will interest you!

2017-08-01T14:51:25-04:00August 14th, 2015|0 Comments

Chene Swart on Narrative Coaching

Hey, I just posted something about Chene Swart - her book, "Re-authoring the World: The Narrative lens and practices for organizations, communities and individuals. I included a delightful short video clip, which I found on the internet. Have a look here.

2015-08-16T14:23:46-04:00December 4th, 2014|0 Comments

Re-Authoring the World: Chene Swart

Re-Authoring the world: The narrative lens and practices for organizations, communities and individuals is now available outside of South Africa as an e-book through (here). There are also instructions for ordering a hard copy on Chene's "Transformations" website. Watch this brief presentation on: Narrative and story telling in organizations. The Refinery Leadership Partners: "Leadership Voices" with Chené Swart. CHENE SWART, Ph.D., is a South African citizen who stands on the shoulders [...]

2017-08-01T14:51:46-04:00April 24th, 2014|0 Comments

I had a black dog, his name was depression

This video - produced by The World Health Organization - tells the story of overcoming the "black dog of depression". It is based on the book by the same title by writer and illustrator Matthew Johnstone. More information on the book can be found here.

2017-08-01T14:51:46-04:00April 23rd, 2014|4 Comments

Jill Freedman: Why “Why” isn’t Enough: Special Feature on Sandy Hook

Jill Freedman Shortly after the tragic Sandy Hook  Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, USA, Jill was interviewed by PNS journalists Lark Corbeil and Mike Cliff to discuss ways of responding to the school shootings (December 16, 2013).   In no way wishing to diminish the importance of  focusing on the days immediately following a traumatic event, Jill skillfully asks additional questions that demonstrate what a narrative worldview looks like in action.   The [...]

2017-10-19T23:33:01-04:00December 14th, 2013|1 Comment

Pitfalls and challenges in work with men… who use violence against their partners by Rob Hall

It has become fashionable for people to present their work in ways that don’t claim expert status. I must admit that makes writing this much easier as I do not feel like an expert despite working in the field since 1980. There is also a school of thought that says it is very important to outline, make clear and transparent, how central themes of work are derived. Others can then critique these themes and make their [...]

2017-08-01T14:51:48-04:00December 1st, 2013|0 Comments