An emergency response to ‘going off your face’ at school

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An emergency response to ‘going off your face’ at school David Epston Explorations: An e-journal of narrative practice | www.dulwichcentre.com.au/e-journal.html | 2012 Issue 1, 1-3. Copyright © Dulwich Centre Foundation   Click HERE for the full page article Glen, aged nine, has been threatened to be expelled from an exemplary school on account of his

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An Anti-Anorexic Christmas

An Anti-Anorexic Christmas DAVID EPSTON WITH MANDY   Click HERE for the full page article Mandy, aged 23, is meeting with David along with her mother, Donna (late 40s) and her father, Jack (early 50s) early in the new year and are reviewing what is being referred to as ‘an anti-anorexic Christmas’ and think ahead

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Interview Between Frances [17] and Kay Ingamells

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Interview Between Frances [17] and Kay Ingamells FRANCES [17] AND KAY INGAMELLS   Click HERE for the full page article DATE: 2ND SEPTEMBER, 2006 FRANCES(SUMMARY OF THE INTERVIEW SO FAR) : My situation at the moment seems to have come to an ultimatum regarding school. All the teachers are unhappy and either want me out

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The Bullshit of Bulimia

The Bullshit of Bulimia ANNAMIE, JO, AND DAVID EPSTON   Click HERE for the full page article   Via E-mail Exchange Dear Annamie and Jo, Thank you so much for forwarding both a copy of your ‘anti-bulimic representation’ which I thought was magnificent in every possible aspect. I would certainly believe that viewing your ‘representation’

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Interview with Larissa [19]

Interview with Larissa [19] LARISSA [19], AND DAVID EPSTON   Click HERE for the full page article David: We were just reviewing the first meeting and I asked you what your response to that meeting was and you said that it made you feel more confident. And when I asked how that came about, you

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An Interview with Anorexia

An Interview with Anorexia CAROLINE [38], PAULA, AND DAVID EPSTON   Click HERE for the full page article DATE: 23RD DECEMBER, 1993 DE: Do you want anorexia to speak for you and demand your death or do you want to speak for yourself? C: I want to speak for myself…. DE: Okay, speak for you…you

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Telling Your Mind from Anorexia’s Mind and the Kind of Death that’s Required of You

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Telling Your Mind from Anorexia’s Mind and the Kind of Death that’s Required of You LUCY AND DAVID EPSTON   Click HERE for the full page article DATE: 21ST SEPTEMBER, 1993 David: Lucy, I thought this would be a good occasion to review this ‘anti-anorexic therapy’ of ours. I’d like your thoughts and advice about

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Anorexia and Sexual Abuse: An Interview

Anorexia and Sexual Abuse: An Interview HELEN [22] AND DAVID EPSTON Click HERE for the full page article DATE: 28TH MAY, 1991 David: I am talking to Heather and it is the 28th day of the fifth month, 1991 and we were just talking briefly about Lee ringing you. The fact that I sent you

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Breaking the Spell: A Conversation with Jenny and Ron

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Breaking the Spell:  A Conversation with Jenny and Ron DAVID EPSTON   Click HERE for the full page article David: Well, we were going to meet last week but I understand that we almost lost you. Ron: I had a heart attack but it’s not serious. David: What did you think, Jenny, when you first

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