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.
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.
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.