Dramaturgical Listening

Article can be found here.

In this chapter, published in Techniques of Grief Therapy, Assessment and Intervention, Gail shares a clinical case in which she helps a seventy year old child of survivors of the Holocaust find the courage to voice her story for the first time, by unearthing and extinguishing the many coherent reasons for having kept silent. In so doing, Gail illustrates the fine clinical art of radical listening.

(See review of the book in Psychology Today, in which Editor, Dr. Robert Neimeyer, mentions her chapter as one of uniquely creative clinical work.

Book can be found here.