Workshops presents on March 1 and 2, 2019 9:30-4:30 at the Northbrae Community Church, 941 The Alameda, Berkeley, CA, 94707:

“The Mystery and Magic of Everyday Life”   a new workshop with David Epston,  re-imagining the future of narrative therapy




The workshop will focus on innovations and new directions for Narrative Therapy. These developments will be set in the context of narrative therapy practices over the last 30 plus years and point to the development new and recent contextualizations for future practices. Innovative techniques such as Insider Witness Practices will be demonstrated. Projects addressing a variety of specialized clinical populations will be introduced. Varied cultural contexts from around the world will be described and exemplified.


  1. List two or more recent concepts in Narrative Therapy theory.
  2. From material presented, write your own Narrative questions for live review in the workshop.
  3. Demonstrate two new Narrative Therapy techniques in triads
  4. Demonstrate question-asking skills by giving and receiving feedback in triads and in the whole group.
  5. Critique, discuss and assess clinical points with the presenter after watching video demonstrations.
  6. Develop competency in one new or extended Narrative Therapy technique for clinical intervention.
  7. Describe how you would apply one recent Narrative Therapy technique to a new client population.
  8. Describe the development of Insider Witnessing Practice from Marissa Revisits, a 1998 case study, to recent innovations in United States, Canada, France or New Zealand.
  9. Identify and explain your understanding of three new cultural contexts for Narrative Therapy practice.
  10. Craft and be able to use in your practice narrative questions informed by Bakhtin’s notion of love.



This presentation is intended for licensed mental health providers and graduate students in psychology, social work, and related clinical fields. People new to Narrative Therapy are welcome as well as advanced practitioners.


March 1 and 2, 2019

Friday and Saturday

9:30 am to 4:30pm

Northbrae Community Church  

Berkeley, CA 94707

COSTS: The cost for registration for the 2 days is $225. Discounts are available for groups of 3 or more registering together.

CEU’s  (#137319) is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for licensed mental health professionals and graduate students preparing for those professions. maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

This course is intended to meet the qualifications for 12 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. (No additional fees.)

Sorry, no CEU’s for Psychologists this time.

Certificates will be awarded at the conclusion of the workshop.



Please send a check by  to:

Narrative Approaches

c/o Suzanne Pregerson LMFT

1530 5th Street

Berkeley CA 94710


We rent facilities and design our workshops so that they are accessible to persons with disabilities. If you have need of any accommodation please contact Suzanne Pregerson with your request at at the time of your registration.


Cancellations greater than one week before the workshop are 100% refundable. Cancellations less than one week in and more than two days in advance will result in a $50 administrative fee. Cancellations of less than 48 hours will not be refunded.


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