The Bypass Operation: An Approach to Feeding Problems in Young Children

The Bypass Operation: An Approach to Feeding Problems in Young Children Michael White, David Epston, Dean Lobovits, & Jennifer Freeman   Click HERE for the full page article Excerpt from Playful Appraoches to Serious Problems, W.W. Norton , 1997. Our theoretical foray having come to its end, we offer an extended example of Michael White and

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Annals of the New Dave: Status: Abled, Disabled, or Weirdly Abled

Annals of the New Dave: Status: abled, disabled, or weirdly abled1 Chronicled by David Epston, Dean Lobovits, and Jennifer Freeman With an introduction by Sharon Murphy Click HERE for the full page article     This paper is a good one to read for those of you interested a narrative therapy approach to what is referred

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Relational Co-Research in Narrative Training and Supervision

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Relational Co-Research in Narrative Training and Supervision DEAN LOBOVITS, M.A., AND EMILY C. SEIDEL, M.S.W   Click HERE for the full page article ABSTRACT Therapists are traditionally trained to research and analyze persons and groups with respect to their “normal” and “pathological” characteristics. Narrative co-research on the other hand, focuses on developing an understanding of

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Unexpected Journey: Invitations to Diversity

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Unexpected Journey: Invitations to Diversity DEAN LOBOVITS & JOHN PROWELL   Click HERE for the full page article INTRODUCTION This paper charts a narrative journey of a partnership between two people as well as the intellectual journey of their ideas . Both narratives move in parallel taking up the issues of engaging in relationships across

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Reflections on the Peace Family Project: One Family’s Story

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Reflections on The Peace Family Project: One Family’s Story DEAN LOBOVITS & JENNIFER FREEMAN   Click HERE for the full page article Dean and Jenny have been recruiting families that are beset by Tempers, Fighting, Bickering, and other forms of contention to join others in becoming a “Peace Family.” Dean came upon this idea interviewing

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Expressive Arts Therapy

Expressive Arts Therapy JENNIFER FREEMAN, DAVID EPSTON, & DEAN LOBOVITS Click HERE for the full page article  Before:  “Worry” On Jenna’s Back         After:  Jenna says “Phhft” to Worry   Drawn in by the adventure of overcoming an externalized problem, many young people open up and engage actively in verbal conversation. But,

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