SS5805 - Narrative-based Therapeutic Conversations: Theory and Practice

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Applied Social Sciences
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
Course Offering Term*:
Not offering in current academic year

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to offer an overview of the “narrative turn” in human sciences and examine the role and application of narrative (de)construction in counselling and psychotherapy, with dual foci on the theoretical work underpinning narrative-based therapeutic systems, notably Narrative Therapy, and the development of skilled performance in opening up narrative space and navigating (de)constructing and re-authoring conversations in therapeutic work in human services and other professional/occupational contexts.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Group presentation: 40%
Term paper: 60%
Detailed Course Information


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Department of Applied Social Sciences