Narrative Psychology: Identity, Transformation and Ethics - Julia Vassilieva 2016

Narrative Psychology: Identity, Transformation and Ethics - Julia Vassilieva 2016


The “Narrative Turn” in Psychology

The Emergence of Narrative Psychology

Dan McAdams: Identity as a Life Story

Hubert Hermans: The Dialogical Self Theory

Michael White and David Epston: Narrative Therapy

Narrative Psychology: Limitations, Tensions and Challenges


Constructing the Narrative Subject

The Critique of the Subject and the Challenge of Fragmentation

Life Story: Identity, Subject and Subjectivity in McAdams”s Approach

The Dialogical Self Theory: Towards Decentralization

Narrative Therapy: Between Subjectivation and Agency



Narrative Subject: Between Continuity and Transformation

Stability and Change: Psychological and Narratological Perspectives

McAdams”s Life Stories and “The Making of the Self”

Hermans”s Dialogical Self: Meaning as Movement

White and Epston”s Narrative Therapy: “Storying” and “Re-Storying” Lives



Narrative Methodology

“How Psychology Makes Itself True — or False”

“Narrative Identity Empiricized”: Protocols for Narrating the Self

The Dialogical Self Theory, Valuation Theory and the Self-Confrontation Method

The Maps of Narrative Practice



Narrative Ethics

Ethics and Academic Psychology

Self as a Story: Plot, Temporality, Closure from an Ethical Point of View

The Dialogical Self: Between Polyphony and Power

The Ethics of Narrative Therapy

Conclusion: From Ethical Practice to the Practice of Ethics