Using Indigenous Narrative Therapy with People of the African Diaspora

  • Evadne E. Ngazimbi
Part of the Anti-Colonial Educational Perspectives for Transformative Change book series (ACEP)


The author discusses the role of Narrative Therapy (NT) as a postmodern theory that challenged the worldview of modern theories towards psychotherapy. NT emerged in the mid-1980s from the work of Michael White (Australia) and David Epston (New Zealand). They developed this theory based on their experiences with Australian indigenous/Aboriginal cultures, which had a completely different worldview from western cultures.


Eating Disorder Family Therapy African Descent Dominant Discourse Narrative Approach 
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