Description - Narrative Therapies with Children and Adolescents by Craig Smith
Bringing together an array of renowned, highly creative contributors, this indispensable book demonstrates how narrative and collaborative work with young people can bridge the gap between the seemingly disparate worlds of adults and children - and can foster unique and imaginative solutions to even the most challenging clinical problems. Through transcripts and compelling case examples, contributors illuminate how drama, art, play and humour can effectively be used to engage children of different ages and to honour their idiosyncratic language, knowledge, and perspectives. Chapters conclude with engaging question-and-answer sessions between the editors and the contributors that further draw out the principles and techniques of each approach.
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Author Biography - Craig Smith
Craig Smith, PhD, is a Marriage, Family, and Child Counselor in private practice at the Solana Beach Counseling Center in San Diego, California. He also teaches at San Diego State University and supervises at various local agencies, in addition to co-leading trainings in dialogic narrative therapy. David K. Nylund, MSW, is a clinical social worker at Kaiser Permanente in Stockton, California. He is also a consultant to Midtown Family Therapy, where he offers training in narrative therapy, and a lecturer at the Professional School of Psychology in Sacramento.