Narrative Reading List

This page provides resources for learning about the Narrative Worldview. 

Brown, C ., & Augusta-Scott, T. (Eds.). (2006). Narrative Therapy: Making Meaning, Making Lives. Thousand Oaks:Sage.

Denborough, D. (Ed.). (2006). Trauma: Narrative responses to traumatic experience. Adelaide, Australia: Dulwich Centre Publications.

Drewery, W. (2005). Why we should watch what we say. Educational Psychology, 15(3), 305-324.

Epston, D ., White, M ., & Ben. (1995). Consulting your consultants: A means to the co-construction of alternative knowledges. In S. Friedman (Ed.), The reflecting team in action: Collaborative practice in family therapy. New York: Guilford.

Freedman, J ., & Combs, G. (1996). Narrative therapy. New York: Norton.

Gaddis, S. (2004). Repositioning traditional research: Centering clients' accounts in the construction of professional therapy knowledges. International Journal of Narrative Therapy and Community Work(2), 29-36.

Monk, G ., Winslade, J ., Crocket, K ., & Epston, D. (Eds.). (1997). Narrative Therapy in Practice: The Archaeology of Hope. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Morgan, A. (2000). What Is Narrative Therapy: An Easy To Read Introduction. Adelaide, South Australia: Dulwich Centre Publications.

Smith, C ., & Nylund, D. (Eds.). (1997). Narrative Therapies with Children and Adolescents. New York: Guilford.

Weedon, C. (1987). Feminist Practice and Poststructuralist Theory.

White, M. (1991). Deconstruction and therapy. Dulwich Centre Newsletter(3), 21-40.

White, M. (2004). Narrative practice and the unpacking of identity conclusions. In Narrative Practice and Exotic Lives: Resurrecting Diversity in Everyday Living (pp. 119-147). Adelaide, South Australia: Dulwich Centre.

White, M. (2004). Working with people who are suffering the consequences of multiple trauma: A narrative perspective. International Journal of Narrative Therapy and Community Work(1), 45-76.

White, M. (2005). Children, trauma and subordinate storyline development. The International Journal of Narrative Therapy and Community Work(3 & 4), 10-21.

White, M. (2007). Maps of Narrative Practice: W. W. Norton.

White,M., &Epston, D. (1990). Narrative means to therapeutic ends. New York: Norton.

White, M ., & Morgan, A. (2006). Narrative Therapy with Children and Their Families. Adelaide, South Australia: Dulwich Centre Publications.

Winslade, J ., & Monk, G. (1999). Narrative Counseling in Schools. Thousand Oaks, California: Corwin Press, Inc.

Zimmerman, J. L ., & Dickerson, V. C. (1996). If problems talked: Narrative therapy in action. New York: Guilford.

Other places to learn about Narrative Therapy...

Dulwich Centre: Adelaide, Australia

Cheryl White and David Denborough

Evanston Family Therapy Center, Illinois, USA

Jill Freedman and Gene Combs

Narrative Therapy Initiative, Massachusetts, USA

Stephen Gaddis

Re-Authoring Teaching: Vermont, USA

Peggy Sax

Vancouver School For Narrative Therapy