Concepts Of Narrative Therapy Analytical Essay by The Research Group

Concepts Of Narrative Therapy
Discusses the concept of narrative therapy using Rick Bragg's book "All Over But the Shoutin".
# 72654 | 1,582 words | 5 sources | APA | 2004 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2004 in English (Analysis) , Psychology (General)

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This paper is an interpretive essay presenting the concepts of narrative therapy that occur in Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Rick Bragg's book, "All Over But the Shoutin". The paper explains that the book is considered as a therapeutic narrative of autobiographical memory and looks at how the concept of "re-authoring" applies.

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"In Narrative Therapy people re-author their lives or story by defining their own existence, thereby constructing reality by choices made to give meaning to a life. This type of therapy may be viewed as a protest against the socially imposed dominant narrative and a means of making sense of a lived experience. People can be seen as problems or as stories that allow multiple possibilities. Award winning writer Rick Bragg uses the concepts of narrative therapy in his book "All Over But the Shoutin", turning it into a therapeutic narrative...

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