General Information

The Taos Institute

The Taos Institute is a community of scholars and practitioners concerned with the social processes essential for the construction of reason, knowledge, and human value. They are committed to exploring, developing and disseminating ideas and practices that promote creative, appreciative and collaborative processes in families, communities and organizations around the world. They achieve our educational ends through conferences, workshops, publications, a PhD and Masters program, a distance learning program, newsletters, and web-based offerings.  For further [...]

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Day-to-day Work of Narrative Therapy

On their website, Jill Freedman and Gene Combs posted and excellent description of “In the day-to-day work of narrative therapy. In January 2007, a group of narrative teachers participated in a wonderful narrative gathering in Cuba, Encountering the Spirit of Community in Narrative Therapy and in Cuban Social Programs, further adapted this list.   In the day-to-day work of narrative therapy, we: Start by seeking to join people in their particular experiential worlds (not by [...]

2015-08-18T12:07:19-04:00August 17th, 2015|2 Comments

What is narrative practice?

Narrative practice is a term that is replacing 'narrative therapy'. Many practitioners work in public sector settings such as early child care and education, social services, community mental health where “therapy” does not adequately describe their roles. Applications of narrative practices in community circumstances also demonstrate the limitations of speaking about “therapy.” What is Narrative Practice? (Video) Maggie Carey is a founding member of the Narrative Practices Adelaide teaching faculty. She has been involved in [...]

2017-08-01T14:51:24-04:00August 17th, 2015|2 Comments

Narrative Approaches

Narrative Approaches is an online community, resource and an archive of Narrative Therapy conversations, ideas, inspiration, papers, art-work, poetry, stories, scholarship, and solidarity.  It is also home to the Archive of Resistance, a lifesaving armory of words – fired at anorexia, bulimia, and negative body image in the battle for the sovereignty of mind, body and spirit. For further information visit their website at:  

2017-08-01T14:51:24-04:00August 17th, 2015|0 Comments

Narrative Practices Adelaide

Narrative Practices Adelaide is the centre (originally called “Adelaide Narrative Therapy Centre) that Michael White established in Adelaide, South Australia in January 2008, a few months before his sad and untimely death. They have a strong desire to continue with Michael’s aims and intentions in a way that would fit with his sentiment – to create a small, vibrant centre that collaborates with other centres and that acknowledges the rich and varied history of Michael’s work. [...]

2017-08-01T14:51:25-04:00August 17th, 2015|0 Comments

Narrative Counseling Center: Los Angeles

Narrative Counseling Center provides strength-based psychotherapy services in Los Angeles for individuals, families and couples. The center was started by two marriage and family therapists, Lucy Cutter and Charley Lang, who share the belief that people are inherently resourceful and the experts on their own lives. For further information visit their website:

2015-08-17T23:13:04-04:00August 17th, 2015|0 Comments

The Vancouver School for Narrative Therapy

The Vancouver School for Narrative Therapy was the first Narrative Therapy training centre opened in the Northern Hemisphere. The VSNT goal is to provide a home for newly inspired Narrative Therapy training - brought to you through the politic and practice of their 25 year apprenticeship with David Epston, Michael White and the Just Therapy Team. The VSNT faculty stand in a variety of diverse social locations and - each member is respected internationally for their [...]

2015-08-17T16:27:12-04:00August 17th, 2015|0 Comments

Bay Area Narrative Therapy Resource (BANTR) Radio!

Will Sherwin Will Sherwin made a podcast about narrative therapy. Here are the first six episodes BANTR#6: Peggy Sax, Ph.D. — Peggy’s history with narrative therapy, reclaiming community out of personal catastrophe, and BANTR#5: Zemeira, Singer, MFT — “The Game of Life” and community mental health in Alameda County, California. BANTR#4 is an interview with Jeffrey Jamerson about bringing together Expressive Remix Therapy, Hip Hop, and Foster Care. BANTR#3 is a discussion of [...]

2017-09-04T19:39:22-04:00August 17th, 2015|0 Comments