Narrative therapies with children and adolescents / edited by Craig Smith, David Nylund ; foreword by Melissa Elliott Griffith.

Many family therapy models inadvertently support the antiquated maxim that children should be seen and not heard, concentrating on "adult talk" and overlooking or discounting children's and adolescents' distinctive wisdom and abilities. Conversely, play therapy approaches, with t...

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Other Authors: Smith, Craig, 1954-, Nylund, David.
Format: Book
Published: New York : Guilford Press, ©1997.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction, Comparing traditional therapies with narrative approaches / Craig Smith
  • "I am a bear" : discovering discoveries / David Epston
  • "Catch the Little Fish" : therapy utilizing narrative, drama, and dramatic play with young children / Pam Barragar-Dunne
  • Narrative therapy and family support : strengthening the mother's voice in working with families with infants and toddlers / Peggy Sax
  • Lists / Jill H. Freedman and Gene Combs
  • Miserere nobis : a choir of small and big voices in despair / Tom Andersen
  • Destination grump station--getting off the grump bus / Dean H. Lobovits and Jennifer C. Freeman
  • Listening with your "heart ears" and other ways young people can escape the effects of sexual abuse / Janet Adams-Wescott and Cheryl Dobbins
  • From imposition to collaboration : generating stories of competence / Kathleen Stacey.
  • Collaborative conversations with children : country clothes and city clothes / Harlene Anderson and Sue Levin
  • Attention deficit disorder : therapy with a shoddily built construct / Ian Law
  • From "cold care" to "warm care" : challenging the discourses of mothers and adolescents / Kathy Weingarten
  • Re-considering memory : re-remembering lost identities back toward re-membered selves / Stephen Madigan, with commentary by Lorraine Grieves
  • Voices of political resistance : young women's co-research on anti-depression / David Nylund and Katherine Ceske
  • Sex, drugs, and postmodern therapy : a teen finds her voice / Tom Hicks
  • Re-authoring problem identities : small victories with young persons captured by substance misuse / Colin Sanders
  • Tales told out of school / Lisa Berndt, Victoria C. Dickerson, and Jeffrey L. Zimmerman.