Shakti On Fire

Shakti On Fire


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Ep 30 – Narrative Therapy


In this episode –

Sound Bites –

  • The goal of narrative therapy Narrative Therapy is to be a respectful, non-blaming approach to counselling and community work, which centres people as the experts in their own lives.
  • In narrative treatment, problems are considered to be outside forces that enter people’s lives and rewrite the basic text of who they are.
  • The beauty of externalization is that it creates space for people to be able to explore new and different perspective on the issue.
  • Stories are how we relate to one another, and how we create meaning for our lives.
  • Micheal White and David Epston (1990) explored the idea of a multi-storied version of life.
  • Your narrative therapist/coach will approach your sessions with the belief that you are the expert of your life.
  • Your narrative therapist/coach is a non-judgmental collaborator who helps you address the problem, and to co-author a more nurturing story.
  • Narrative Therapy guides a person to identify their values.
  • There is so much power and liberation from re-writing a disempowering stories.
  • The commitment to stay the course is vital.
  • Re-authoring your story also means that first and foremost, we need to discover what is the dominant story that you have been living with.
  • Life Story Plot exercise gives you a first hand taste of how NT can powerfully help you to wear a more empowering lens in life, and to reset how you feel about yourself.

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  • You Gotto Be (Desiree)