Audio: The issue of power (DeShazer & White, 1992)

Length: 7 minutes

This is the first and only taped public interview/discussion involving Steve DeShazer and Michael White (1992). Their discussion on the subject of power clearly illustrates a primary and distinct difference between Narrative Therapy and Solution Focused Therapy.

Reading: Addressing personal failure (White, 2006)

Length: 36 minutes

Michael Whites 2006 paper (which VSNT ranks as one of his all time best!) describes therapeutic options relevant to addressing a growing sense of people experiencing 'personal' failure. The paper also describes the operations of modern power (as opposed to sovereign power).