This book is about how to maintain an aliveness to the possibilities in therapy and practice and how to challenge ideas of orthodoxy in theory and methodologies that can become stale or followed like religions.
Table of Contents
Series Editors' Foreword -- Foreword -- Introduction -- Enhancing the Repertoire of Theory -- Pride and prejudice in family therapy theories -- Enhancing the Repertoire of Practice -- The emergence of Systemic Focused Drama: creating a sense of occasion -- Situating Systemic Focused Dramas -- Systemic Focused Drama: modes and applications -- Stories and their performance -- Enhancing the Use of Self in Practice -- The therapist and the performance of practice -- Six Scales for Reflection on practice -- As the curtain falls . . .