Narrative Therapy: The Social Construction of Preferred Realities

For psychotherapy students, teachers, and practitioners, this book describes the clinical application of the growing body of ideas and practices that has come to be known as narrative therapy. Clear and compelling demonstrations of narrative therapy practice, rich in case examples and creative strategies, are at the heart of this book.

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By Jeff (Central Point, OR) · ★★★★☆ · August 10, 2014
One of the best books on the subject. It's phenomenally practical for those who are trying to learn or improve their skills in this domain of therapy, yet it also gets the core post-structural ideas across in a very clear manner.

This is an excellent place to start your adventure into this heady... ...more
By Sarah Evan (San Francisco, CA) · ★★★★★ · February 21, 2011
so far I appreciate the added perspective of social/de-constructivism as well as case vignettes with an exploration of the therapists' potential social powers s/he may not have been aware of. it is good to read while also reading white and epston's *narrative means to theraputic ends* to see anot... ...more
By Chris (Minneapolis, MN) · ★★★★★ · September 19, 2007
One of my favorite books on therapy, and of course especially narrative therapy. It's very readable as an introduction but also has a lot of detail in it to help develop skills if you already know the model. Very approachable. ...more
By Janet (Denver, CO) · ★★★★★ · April 16, 2012
A great book to start with if interested in narrative therapy. A very solid overview. Next, read White and Epston's book for more theory. ...more