Video: Histories of narrative therapy keynote (Madigan, 2014)


Length: 15 minutes

Stephen Madigan explores Michael White's ideological connection to second order cybernetics and the work of Gregory Bateson and - how it was that Michael and David Epston decided to turn away from 150 years of psychological theory, vocabulary and practice

Video: Gregory Bateson, negative explanation and restraint (White, 1986)

Length: 14 minutes

This rare and vitally important 1986 lecture features Michael White introducing his practice of therapy through a discussion of Gregory Bateson's ideas on negative explanation, double description and restraint. The lecture took place 4 years before his practice became known as narrative therapy.