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Articles by Jodi Aman about therapy with real clients recovering from depression, abuse, anxiety and relationship problems.

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How to write a resistance letter; When Self Hate invades our lives.

Goodbye Self Hate, Don’t Come Back! Below I give you an example of a powerful resistance letter. I received the idea from other therapists (namely, David Epston) and have been using it in my practice for some time. In the letter, the people are invited to first tell about the problem’s influence on their lives …

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What is Narrative Therapy? Basic Assumptions Of Narrative Practice

What is Narrative Therapy founded by Davide Epstein and Michael White? In narrative approaches, we use the word ‘assumptions’ because these are just ideas and metaphors. They are the assumptions those who study narrative ideas carry with us into conversations. We all carry with us a multitude of assumptions everyday. We use the word ‘assumption’ …

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