7. Putting the Lid on the Divorce Monster: Creating Hope-Filled Narratives with Storybook Therapy

  1. George W. Burns
  1. Joy Nel

Published Online: 9 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269664.ch7

Happiness, Healing, Enhancement: Your Casebook Collection for Applying Positive Psychology in Therapy

Happiness, Healing, Enhancement: Your Casebook Collection for Applying Positive Psychology in Therapy

How to Cite

Nel, J. (2009) Putting the Lid on the Divorce Monster: Creating Hope-Filled Narratives with Storybook Therapy, in Happiness, Healing, Enhancement: Your Casebook Collection for Applying Positive Psychology in Therapy (ed G. W. Burns), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118269664.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 DEC 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470291153

Online ISBN: 9781118269664

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Keywords:

  • storybook therapy;
  • divorce;
  • constant stress ulcers;
  • therapeutic stories;
  • Afrikaans culture

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Hope-Filled Storybook Therapy

  • Having a Hope-Filled Framework

  • Examining and Deconstructing Problem Stories

  • Creating the Preferred Story

  • Validating the New Hope-Filled Narrative

  • Touching Hope