Video: Gregory Bateson, negative explanation and restraint (White, 1986)

Video: Gregory Bateson, negative explanation and restraint (White, 1986)

This rare and vitally important 1986 lecture features Michael White introducing his practice of therapy through a discussion of Gregory Bateson’s ideas on negative explanation, double description and restraint. The lecture took place 4 years before his practice became known as narrative therapy.

Lesson tags: Michael White, restraint, Gregory Bateson, double description, negative explanation
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