19 Narrative Therapy Techniques Interventions Worksheet

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Narrative therapy is based on the premise that “the person is not the problem; the problem is the problem.” Narrative therapy is a type of talk therapy in which people are seen as independent from their difficulties and as experts in their own lives. 

What Are The Theories Behind This Worksheet?

This worksheet is based on foundational theories that emphasize the importance of an individual’s identity regardless of the problems faced. The theory of Narrative Construction posits that our identities and realities are constructed through storytelling. It suggests that the stories we tell about our lives shape our understanding of who we are. The theory of Externalization entails the process of separating issues or problems from an individual’s identity. It helps individuals view their problems as external influences rather than inherent flaws.

How Will This Worksheet Help You?

This worksheet provides a structured framework for exploring and applying narrative therapy techniques. It will foster self-awareness and help you make sense of your experiences. It will also help you break down your experiences to understand how they influenced you and separate your identity from the problem. 

How Should You Use This Worksheet?

To use this worksheet, select a technique and answer the prompts given for the technique. Reflect on these responses by yourself or by sharing them with someone. Feel free to revisit this worksheet and try different techniques to explore various aspects of your narrative.

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