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Witnessing, wonder, and hope.
This article is based on a keynote address I gave in South Africa at the Eighth International Conference of The South African Association of Marital and Family Therapy. The phenomenon of witnessingExpand
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Reasonable hope: construct, clinical applications, and supports.
Hope may be the most laden shorthand term of all time. Everyone wants it; few know how to articulate what it is. Although family therapists frequently work to restore hope with hopeless families,Expand
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The discourses of intimacy: adding a social constructionist and feminist view.
Though most people desire intimacy in their primary relationships, it is more elusive than not. I argue that people's assumptions about intimacy interfere with their creation of it. Using a socialExpand
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Witnessing the effects of political violence in families: mechanisms of intergenerational transmission and clinical interventions.
  • K. Weingarten
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of marital and family therapy
  • 2004
In this era of globalization, when news about political violence can haunt anyone, anywhere, those whose families have suffered political violence in the past are particularly vulnerable to currentExpand
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The small and the ordinary: the daily practice of a postmodern narrative therapy.
In this article, I contrast assumptions of a modernist worldview and a postmodern worldview as they relate to clinical practice. Two exercises are described that help therapists develop insight intoExpand
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A consideration of intimate and non-intimate interactions in therapy.
Viewing therapy as a conversation among participants, rather than as an interview concluding with an intervention selected by an expert, allows one to consider the contributions of each member of theExpand
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Hope in a time of global despair
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The "cruel radiance of what is": helping couples live with chronic illness.
The threat of no longer being the person one wants to be hovers over each ill person and plays out relationally. The dynamic interplay of this experience of self-loss and other-loss (Roos, 2002;Expand
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A Family Approach to Severe Mental Illness in Post—War Kosovo
Abstract This study describes the effects of a psychoeducational multiple—family group program for families of people with severe mental illness in post—war Kosovo that was developed by aExpand
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