This week we are excited to introduce you to Lisa Johnson, a storyteller at India’s First International Narrative Therapy Conference; A Room Full of Stories (13-18th October 2016).Lisa Johnson.jpg


Lisa Johnson is a psychologist and trained teacher using narrative practices in therapy and teaching contexts across community, private practise and education settings. Lisa’s interest in narrative ideas began in the late 90’s working with young people who found themselves navigating juvenile justice and foster care systems. Lisa has continued to work with children, young people and families responding to a wide range of problems and dilemmas and has a particular interest in supporting people responding to experiences of disability. Currently Lisa works from within a school community in Adelaide, Australia alongside private consulting, publishing and teaching locally and internationally.

Some of Lisa’s published work includes:
Johnson, L. A Child’s Voice: Narrative Family Therapy [online]. International Journal of Narrative Therapy & Community Work, Vol. 2010, No. 4, 2010: 3-14

Marsten, D; Epston, D and Johnson, L. Consulting your consultants, revisited [online]. International Journal of Narrative Therapy & Community Work, No. 3, 2011: 57-71.

Marsten, D; Epston, D and Johnson, L. (2012) The Politics of Knowledge (in Portuguese) in. Helena Maffei Cruz (Ed.). Me apprende? Construindo lugares seguros para criancas e seus cuidadores, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Grupo Editorial Nacional/Roca. pp 19-39.

Marsten, D; Epston, D; and Johnson, L (2011). The Ethics of Excitement. Journal of Systemic Therapies: Vol.30, No. 4, pp. 16-29.


We are excited to exploring Lisa’s work and ideas ! To learn more about Lisa link on the link below:

If you are interested in learning more about narrative ideas and about A Room Full of Stories you can visit our conference website

Alternatively you can also contact Ami Damani our conference coordinator at +91993055519 or at

Stories, Hopes & Dreams,

Mental Health Team,

Ummeed Child Development Center.

Mumbai, India