Investigate how the problem has been disrupting, dominating or discouraging the person and the family.
Discover moments when the client hasn’t been dominated or discouraged by the problem or when life has not been disrupted by the problem.
Finding historical evidence to bolster a new view of the person as competentenough to have stood up to, defeated and escaped from the dominance of the problem.
Evoking speculation from the person about what kind of future is to be expectedfrom the strong, competent person who has emerged from the interview so far.
Finding or creating an audience for perceiving the new identity and new story.
Corey, G., (1996). Theory and Practice of Counseling Psychotherapy, 5
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In learning about
By viewing knowledge as locally produced and related to networks of power, weare in essence deconstructing ideas, concepts and interactions. We are “troubling”the familiar ideas of what something is or what it means rather than someone being deficient.
We can break down the notion of pathology or deficiency into what discourses areat play and how this particular problem identity or situation was constructed.