In 1992, Stephen Madigan set out to try and understand how Michael White’s theoretical and practice orientation had been influenced by the work of French philosopher/historian Michel Foucault
The session continues with 'close up' reviewing of anorexia's tactics, deconstructive counter-practices, and asking sets of evaluative, relational externalizing, and reauthoring questions.
The session concludes with more reviewing and exposing of anorexia's practice tactics - allowing space for the bringing forth of counter-practices and appreciation for previously unnoticed counter-measures.
Stephen brings you the 2nd part of the Anti-bulimia session and demonstrates how unique counter-stories emerge through landscape of action and land of identity questions
During this 1991 lecture Michael White begins to introduce the practice of externalizing questions and their relationship with broader dominant cultural practices supporting and creating of problems.
In line with philosopher/historian Michel Foucault's thinking, this 1987 video outlines how Michael White attempts to de-classify and de-thingify the persons he works with in therapy
For your reading enjoyment - VSNT and Stephen Madigan outline many of the key terms of narrative therapy theory and practice and - offer a brief description of each
This 1995 Workshop Handout can be viewed as the precursor to the more recent use of Wonderfulness Interviewing. A terrific imagistically-rich Relative Influence Questions Guide written by David Epston & Sallyann Roth, 1995