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Collaborative Therapist Not-Knowing

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I found certain information in chapter 7 to be very compelling. According to Anderson (1997) not-knowing is an important element in forming a collaborative narrative relationship. Moreover, knowing can influence your approach, intent, direction and style. This resonated with me; knowing can decrease the ability to see things in other perspectives and increase the chances for missing vital information. Has there been a time when “knowing” influenced your ability to see other information? How has knowing or not-knowing benefit or harm your therapeutic approach? Do you believe that as a therapist not-knowing is risky? How do we have a not-knowing stance if therapist are thought to “know” to a certain extent? An important component in collaborative
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