Not enough research.
What is Collaborative Therapy?
1. Therapist and client bring their expertise together and work as a partnership
2. Branch of narrative therapy
3. Claims clients become subject to mental health conditions when they have tried to apply oppressive ‘stories’ or narratives that don’t fit reality in lived experience
4. Client internalizes unreasonable societal standards, aspiring to ideals of fulfillment and excellence
Example. Self-starvation and anorexia
Example. Extreme self-criticism in clinical depression
Example. A sense of powerlessness in the face of threat in anxiety