Live Session: Stephen Madigan, 1999 (part 1)

Length: 16 minutes

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.

Live Session: David Epston, 1995 (part 4)

Length: 20 minutes

The fourth part of the live interview session David Epston begins find support of the counter-story by circulating the new story through letter writing.

Live Session: David Epston, 1995 (part 2)

Length: 12 minutes

The next part of the live session David Epston begins to rework the troubled/violent reputation of the young boy and ask questions to help develop an alternative story line.

Live Session: David Epston, 1995 (part 1)

Length: 12 minutes

David Epston meets with a young boy of 12 years old (and his psychiatrist). The young boy has been living in a psychiatric hospital in Sweden for over one year because of a relationship to anger and violence.

Live Session: Consulting on homophobia in schools (Nylund, 2014)

Length: 13 minutes

David consults Zach on experiences of homophobia and dominant masculinity at their grade school in Sacramento, California. He and Zach discuss how neoliberal expectations on gender norms help produce cultural productions of bullying of non-normative gendered youth.

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

Live Session: part three (Madigan, YEAR)

The new developments found through this live re-authoring conversation move with the persons story to more fully appreciate and widen these new developments and subordinate counter-stories.

Live Session: Example of externalizing questions (Madigan, 2011)

Length: 20 minutes

Stephen Madigan demonstrates a few basic narrative therapy interview that features externalizing questions questions and - the scaffolding of landscapes of action, landscapes of identity, relative influence unique outcomes and reauthoring conversations.