Stephen consults David about the history of taunting and possible steps and solutions to help his nine brothers and sisters move away from taunting.
Stephen Madigan starts off the session with David and his Mother Kim. One of David's nine brothers and sisters is watching the session off camera.
In the live & interactiveVSNT faculty discuss Stephen's Anti-anorexia session as a backdrop to discussing a wide range of narrative questions and positions including the scaffolding and timing of relational questions, historical unique outcomes, character and ethos, counter-storying, and reauthoring imagined future possibilities.
Stephen Madigan audio recorded David Epston's temper taming session while he was living and apprenticing with him in Auckland, New Zealand in 1991.
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.
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.
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.
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.
David's continued consultation with his consultant Zach - on experiences of homophobia and dominant masculinity at the grade school in Sacramento, California.
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.
Nylund and Tilsen begin with a discussion and live session on normativity and non-normative identities.
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
Stephen Madigan's live video session demonstrates the narrative therapy practices of externalizing conversations, unique outcomes and reauthoring lives and relationships.
Stephen explores the mans experiences with certain dominant expectations and specifications of masculinity and this leads to a broadening of definitions on alternative ways of being a man.
Stephen Madigan demonstrates how Michael White taught him a particular structure in taking therapeutic notes and reporting the notes back from the previous session to begin the next session - as an act of re-membering and re-telling
Stephen Madigan demonstrates how a shift in meaning and identity conclusions can emerge alongside unique counter-stories and the reauthoring of experiences.
This simple narrative video demonstration shows Stephen Madigan working with a woman who has been struggling with bulimia for 19 years.
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.
The live Anti-anorexia narrative therapy session demonstrates how to slowly reinvigorate and remember previous anti-anorexic knowledges now somewhat restrained by the problem and presently - hidden from view.
The therapeutic discussion centres on close up questions/descriptions of anorexias present day tactics that are somehow helping her to 'remember to forget' the present counter-practices as well as her storied history of standing up and resisting anorexia domination and subjugation.
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.
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.