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Narrative Therapy
An overview of narrative therapy.
# 140637 | 750 words | 1 source | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Psychology (Therapies)


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The paper looks at how narrative therapy focuses on the stories of people's lives as a beginning for counseling and considers the idea that problems are manufactured during the course of a life in terms of social, cultural, and environmental influences. The paper explains that narrative therapy is further based on the view that our sense of reality is organized on the basis of the stories we tell about ourselves and the world.

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"As might be gleaned from the name, narrative therapy focuses on the stories of people's lives as a beginning for counseling and considers the idea that problems are manufactured during the course of a life in terms of social, cultural, and environmental influences. Narrative therapy is further based on the view our sense of reality is organized on the basis of the stories we tell about ourselves and the world. Narrative therapists approach the individual in terms of these stories and on the view that individuals can liberate themselves "from destructive or limiting or problem-saturated stories and so construct alternative stories that offer new options and possibilities for the future" (Goldenberg & Goldenberg,..."

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Narrative Therapy (2008, December 01) Retrieved November 30, 2020, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/narrative-therapy-140637/

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"Narrative Therapy" 01 December 2008. Web. 30 November. 2020. <https://www.academon.com/term-paper/narrative-therapy-140637/>

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