Discover in what ways the philosopher Gilles Deleuze has influence the practice of Alan Jenkins - regarding difference and identity, creative acts and the creature.
Jeff Sugarman writes VSNT's favourite article on neoliberalism and practice ethics
Stephen Madigan outlines a Relational Interviewing response to normative, neoliberal, individualist based practices of couples therapy.
This 1986 video show why VSNT has argued for many years that without a thorough investigation/understanding of Bateson's ideas on negative explanation, double description, and restraints - it would be difficult to fully grasp Michael Whites narrative therapy work.
Stephen conducts a live externalizing interview with an 11 year old boy Ollie (and his mother) who has been mandated by the courts to seek therapy after a charge of battery. Watch Stephen relationally externalizes 'trouble' and demonstrate relative influence and evaluative questions within the landscapes of action and identity - and plots out troubles potential losses as well as the boys's preferred ethics and reputation.
An absolutely charming 1987 lecture where Michael White discusses the history of how he ended up working with and establishing his practice ideas with children suffering with pseudo encopresis.
Within the 1994 interview, Michael White discusses how externalizing conversations are discursive and designed to bring forth the politics of experience. David Epston discusses what he calls juvenile externalizing questions and how they act to minimize possibilities.
Within this 1994 interview, David Epston discusses how he establishes alternative 'meaning making' and vocabularies of experience within the therapeutic session - through the shaping of the questions he's asks.
Alan Jenkins explores the Ethics of Remorse - the pained bewildered awareness of the other when we have wronged the other
Stephen Madigan's 1994 interview clip with Michael White and David Epston asks questions about their therapeutic questions and leads to a discussion about the ethics of narrative therapy and the conscious purpose behind narrative therapy questions
Alan speaks to his therapeutic concentration on the topic of connectedness and his therapeutic interest in the 'geography of a problem' and not 'the history of a problem'.
Alan discusses the practice of wondering not what 'what resilience is' rather - how might we as therapists more fully appreciate 'what resilience does'
Alan Jenkins concentrates his questioning practice on what goes beyond the personal story - and towards a story of strengths, virtues and ethics
Alan outlines ethical questions to consider that he could have asked in a session - but didn't - and the questioning directions he begins to engage in as he becomes aware of the mans ethical agency.
TC7 conference keynote speaker Makungu Akinyela highlights the issues of race, ethics, culture and identity
Stephen Madigan demonstrates how a shift in meaning and identity conclusions can emerge alongside unique counter-stories and the reauthoring of experiences.
Cultural anthropologist/feminist scholar Helen Gremillion outlines her ideas on Feminism, Culture, Identity and narrative therapy