The grilling of Mr B

Dale, Susan
September 2009
Therapy Today;Sep2009, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p24
The author explains how she used the narrative therapy practice of externalizing conversations in dealing with an elderly couple with the wife's diagnosis for age-related macular degeneration. It relates the author's conversation with the couple on how to address the effect of blindness on her client's self-confidence and on the life of her husband. The author tells how she engaged the couple to externalize the wife's fear about his husband's attitude, her lack of confidence to learn new skills, and the impact of these on their relationship.


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