Article: Considering race, context, and culture with youth in narrative therapy (Madigan 2011)

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Stephen writes about his experience working with a twelve-year-old African-American boy and his Mother after they had been referred to mandatory counseling by the Chicago Juvenile Court system. You can watch what took place in the client session section. Filmed by an eight-person film team and Emmy award-winning director.


Stephen Madigan MSW, PhD


Stephen Madigan is an award-winning narrative therapist and best-selling author of Narrative Therapy – theory and practice (2011, 2019 and – 3rd Edition published in 2023). He is the Director of the Vancouver School for Narrative Therapy, content creator for, invented the new practice of narrative therapy-informed Relational Interviewing with couple relationships, and wrote…


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