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
Cultural anthropologist/feminist scholar Helen Gremillion outlines her ideas on Feminism, Culture, Identity and narrative therapy
Discover in what ways the philosopher Gilles Deleuze has influence the practice of Alan Jenkins - regarding difference and identity, creative acts and the creature.
In this key lecture Michael discusses the dominant western understanding of identity - using schizophrenia as the practice example.
Jill Freedman and Helen Gremillion discuss both the identity of problems as well as preferred identities and locating both in culture and discourse.
Stephen Madigan's paper highlights his relational interview meetings with 'Tom’, professional practices of the in patient psychiatric ward, expert knowledge, the notion of chronic identities, disciplinary discourse, and his fascination with developing therapeutic letter writing campaigns inside the psychiatric institution.
This VSNT paper by Stephen Madigan looks at the relationship between the relational ideas of narrative theory and practices when engaging with persons living on psychiatric wards who professionals have named with destabilizing chronic identities.
Identity is not based on location (a geographical location). Makungu argues that identity is based on a communitarian notion of the self and - is relational
The paper brings together the relational politic of narrative theory and practice considerations when working with persons living on psychiatric wards who have been professionally named and captured within destabilizing chronic identities. The paper features an example of therapeutic letter writing campaigns.