Michael White discusses narrative practice ideas that interrupt totalizing identities of men who are violent.
Stephen Madigan's live video session demonstrates the narrative therapy practices of externalizing conversations, unique outcomes and reauthoring lives and relationships.
Michael White's work began to construct questions to address and deconstruct specific cultural influences, trainings and demands of dominant masculinity. Read and study his 1996 workshop handout on the constitution of men's lives
A discussion with Todd Augusta-Scott, Rosa Arteaga, Alan Jenkins, and Angela MacDonald regarding the many ways therapists can - despite our well meaning attempts - be reproducing of violence and trauma.
Todd Augusta-Scott interviews Alan Jenkins regarding a government commission that was set up to listen to community stories of how the government had been neglectful in responding to violence and abuse.
Alan Wade outlines the mass assumptions about violence that need to be challenged.
Alan Wade makes the important distinction between unilateral and mutual acts of violence.
Alan Wade stresses the vital importance of documenting the victims response and resistance to violence because - what is often documented is the woman's 'mental health issues' and - not her resistance
Allan Wade begins his Response Based Practice discussion on violence and abuse addressing the social act of violence and the importance of a full rendering of the victims response/resistance to the crime.
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.
Michael White discusses the therapeutic ideas of the absent but implicit/double listening - key concepts in narrative therapy practice.
Johnella Bird and Alan Wade offer novel and ethical ideas on what to do, and what to consider - when therapists are working with persons subjected to violence, abuse and trauma
Stephen Madigan interviews Johnella Bird and Allan Wade - two of the worlds foremost therapists in practices pertaining to working with violence, abuse and trauma
Alan Jenkins explores the Ethics of Remorse - the pained bewildered awareness of the other when we have wronged the other
Alan Jenkins concentrates his questioning practice on what goes beyond the personal story - and towards a story of strengths, virtues and ethics
Alan outlines ethical questions to consider that he could have asked in a session - but didn't - and the questioning directions he begins to engage in as he becomes aware of the mans ethical agency.
Australia therapist Alan Jenkins introduces his talk on becoming resilient - and expands upon his novel practice understandings when working with the issues of violence, abuse and trauma.