Dear Michael

Madigan, Stephen
July 2008
Psychotherapy Networker Magazine;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p44
The author recalls the therapeutic skills of his friend, Michael White, that inspired others in narrative therapy. The success of White's narrative therapy workshop lies in his uncanny ability to connect everyone in the room. His effort in seeking the hidden spark of resistance trapped in a psychiatric diagnosis tends to consume all other claims to identity. His practice of therapy focuses on the role that social ideology and belief systems about gender play in creating psychopathology.


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