Prateek Sharma covered stories that attempt at shifting perspectives on mental health by viewing it as much more than a pathological entity. Here is the final piece where he talks about narrative therapy, which blooms this outlook and opens up a progressive approach to care.
“The development of narrative therapy gained speed during the time when the feminist movement was influencing ideas of mental healthcare. Consequently, a lot of self- identifying feminist professionals use narrative approaches in their treatments. One of the most remarkable works featuring the use of narrative approaches was with the aboriginal communities in Australia, who have endured centuries of abuse, violence and suicide. A prolonged series of studies established that in the most horrific of situations, people still possess the resilience to survive, and can be helped if their ability to deal with the pain is identified.”