Who are our intellectual ancestors? What kinds of developments have influenced the ideas guiding narrative therapy? Before joining this conversation, please review the materials in the second lesson Narrative Therapy: Foundations & Key Concepts (here).

  • a brief orientation to postmodern approaches as a cultural phenomenon impacting the fields of philosophy, architecture, literature, music and other expressive arts.
  • situating narrative practice as a development not only within the field of family therapy but rooted in post-structrualist philosophy, literary theory and anthropology.
  • Review the article, “Some Historical Conditions of Narrative Work,” and conversation with the author, Chris Beels.

Then…you are welcome to respond to the already posted questions, and/or begin your own topics.