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Home Study: Narrative Family Therapy: Practical Techniques for More Effective Work with Couples and Families 

05-23-2017 12:46

Narrative Family Therapy: Practical Techniques for More Effective Work with Couples and Families 
by Eric G. Suddeath; Alexandria K. Kerwin; Suzanne M. Dugger
Volume 39, Issue 02 - April 2017

This article provides counselors with an introduction to the knowledge and skills involved in providing narrative family therapy (NFT). Following an overview of the theoretical foundations undergirding this therapeutic approach, a case study is used to illustrate the use of numerous NFT techniques. These techniques include eliciting stories to meet families apart from their problems, recognizing cultural discourse and its impact on family narratives, externalizing the problem from the family, and re-authoring the story through the identification and understanding of exceptions and unique outcomes and the identification and enactment of preferred narratives. The article concludes with recommendations for further development of competence in this area.

Article is free for AMHCA members:

For AMHCA members to access the journal they must first go to AMHCA.org and log in to the website with their username and password. Once they have logged in, they will click on “Journal of Mental Health Counseling” under the “Publications” tab. From there they will click on the “ Member Access” icon.


Non-AMHCA members will need to purchase the article:

Articles are available to non-members for $25.

AMHCA will provide 1.0 CE for reading and completing the accompanying quiz with a passing grade (80% or higher). American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) has been approved to provide continuing education by the National Board for Certified Counselors and the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board. All sales are final - home study registrations are non-refundable.



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