Michael White's historical 1986 lecture begins to outline for North American therapists the ideology and theory behind a new practice that he has named externalizing conversations.
In this 1987 workshop Karl Tomm outlines a few basic assumptions and differences he and Michael White have with popular systemic family therapy models.
The Michael White workshop in 1987 outlines a few novel letter writing approaches when we find ourselves working with youth who won’t come to therapy
In 1986 Karl Tomm begins to discuss his move away from the Milan Teams ideas (he had previously introduced the Milan Team into North America) and introduces the work of a new and talented therapist he has discovered to North America - Michael White. Karl has to be admired for his ongoing willingness to explore and expand upon new therapeutic ideas. Part of his legacy is that he always had a good nose for great therapists!
Makungu Akinyela Introduces TC7 to the work of psychiatrist Franz Fanon - viewed by much of the developing world as the leading anti-colonial thinker of the 20th century
This rare 1991 interview clip captures Stephen Madigan interviewing Michael White about Gregory Bateson, Michel Foucault, the issue of power/knowlege and - how these ideas influence narrative therapy practice.