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  • Conversations about absence and presence: Re-membering a loved partner in poetic form

    Penwarden, Sarah (The University of Waikato, 2018)
    A key concern for therapists is how therapeutic change occurs, and what particular elements of therapy lead towards change. This project investigated how one approach in narrative therapy—rescued speech poetry—might enhance ...
  • Discursive and Material Practices of Mourning: Bodies, Space and Time

    Barr, Angela (University of Waikato, 2017)
    Within the territory of mourning, this thesis tells three autoethnographic stories of death; the unexpected death of the author’s 16-year old brother, Grant, when she was herself a child; the later painful dying of her ...
  • You and me and shame

    Gillanders, Leah Esme (University of Waikato, 2017)
    This research project investigated the effects of bringing an as-yet-untold story of shame to a narrative therapy counselling conversation. The researcher, who became the client, invited a narrative practitioner to join ...
  • Video-recording for therapeutic purposes in couple counselling

    Depree, Jim (University of Waikato, 2016)
    The challenges of producing fair and respectful relationships sometimes takes couples to counselling. Problematic and taken-for-granted, individualistic, adversarial and gendered discursive practices continue to get in the ...
  • Heterosexual couples, gender discourse, and the production of relational subjectivity

    Morris, Brian (University of Waikato, 2015)
    This study is situated in feminist and poststructural theory. The focus of the study is heterosexual relationships. In particular, the study investigates the shaping effects of patriarchal discourses on the relational ...

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