Narrative Community Building in CALD Groupwork

Michele McCrea PhD I am a counsellor, psychotherapist and group facilitator from Adelaide, South Australia, on Kaurna country.  One of three key principles of Narrative Practice that I have chosen to focus on in my group work with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities is positioning the facilitator role as ‘decentred yet influential’ (Walker, n.d.). … More Narrative Community Building in CALD Groupwork

Let’s Fight: A Process Oriented Approach to Conflict

Most of the time, most of us ignore, avoid or deny conflict. Yet if awareness brings choice and freedom, attending to our inner and outer diversities and conflicts and communicating effectively about them is surely important for human wellbeing. This is why Arnold Mindell exhorts us to ‘fight more’ and why group process work aims to bring out and explore conflict and to work on it together… … More Let’s Fight: A Process Oriented Approach to Conflict