Externalising Conversations

Externalising Conversations

This course consists of three parts and we suggest you complete it in three sittings.

Part one: The history of externalising

In Part One, you will watch three short video clips. In the first, Michael White describes in an amusing and engaging way his own history in relation to externalising conversations. In the second, you will witness Michael White working in therapy with a family in which one child is struggling with ‘Sneaky Wee’. And in the third, you will hear a unique therapeutic document! Having watched these three clips, you’ll be invited to contribute your reflections to a discussion forum (and to read other participants responses).

Part two: The evolution of externalising

Sit back and watch a series of engaging presentations by Michael White about externalising conversations. A number of richly told stories of therapeutic practice are included. Michael also outlines ‘the statement of position map’ which shapes externalising conversations. Having watched these clips, you will then read a number of key articles, before testing your knowledge on the ‘externalising conversations quiz’.

Part three: Broader applications

Externalising conversations are now used not only in therapeutic conversations, but also in a wide range of other contexts. Here you will watch a video clip in relation to externalising paranoia and read a number of influential papers about collective externalising conversations. You’ll then be invited to complete a 1000 word assignment. This will complete this course.

We'll also ask your evaluation of this course. We hope you enjoy it and find it valuable for your practice. A Dulwich Centre faculty member will read your assignment, check over your quiz results, offer you feedback and send to you a certificate!

Once you enrol in this course you will have access to the materials for three months. Please note that the materials are for student's private use only. They are not to be shared more widely. This is particularly important because this course includes footage of a real narrative therapy session. By purchasing this course, you are agreeing to these conditions. Thanks!

This course costs AUD$149

Instructions as to how to enrol

Cost: $149.00