David Marsten outlines big pharmachologies ties to the explosion of practices supporting of chemically restraining children and youth.
A TC12 Participant asks David and Laurie the question: when working with youth don't they get tired of being asked all those narrative therapy questions?
The wonderfulness interview establishes what might be referred to as the moral character of a particular young person, and Laurie and David begin to orient to an emergent protagonist.
Asking parents or guardians detailed and prolonged questions about the wonderfulness story is meant to solicit more details and shore up the thickness of the alternative story.
Laurie Markam and David Marsten illustrate their wonderfulness interview work to show a clear example of how the wonderfulness interview method of practice works
Laurie Markham & David Marsten's, 2016, TC14 workshop handout illustrates the creativity and form involved in the letter writing practice of wonderfulness interviewing
In the live & interactiveVSNT faculty discuss Stephen's Anti-anorexia session as a backdrop to discussing a wide range of narrative questions and positions including the scaffolding and timing of relational questions, historical unique outcomes, character and ethos, counter-storying, and reauthoring imagined future possibilities.