Coming in 2017: A chapter co-authored with Robin Ticic, (Co-author of 'Unlocking the Emotional Brain, with Bruce Ecker) in a German text on trauma therapy. The chapter explains Coherence Therapy, with a case example from Gail's practice involving a teen who is freed from his life long use of Ritalin, and his label as 'disruptive', to become the excellent listener and learner he was always capable of being, through the use of Coherence Therapy to re-consoildate memories and Narrative Reconstruction to re-frame the story.  Gail is an Certified Advanced Practitioner of Coherence Therapy.  (See Associate Instructors, Coherence Therapy Institute.)     

Coming in 2017: A chapter co-authored with Robin Ticic, (Co-author of 'Unlocking the Emotional Brain, with Bruce Ecker) in a German text on trauma therapy. The chapter explains Coherence Therapy, with a case example from Gail's practice involving a teen who is freed from his life long use of Ritalin, and his label as 'disruptive', to become the excellent listener and learner he was always capable of being, through the use of Coherence Therapy to re-consoildate memories and Narrative Reconstruction to re-frame the story. Coming in 2017: A chapter co-authored with Robin Ticic, (Co-author of 'Unlocking the Emotional Brain, with Bruce Ecker) in a German text on trauma therapy. The chapter explains Coherence Therapy, with a case example from Gail's practice involving a teen who is freed from his life long use of Ritalin, and his label as 'disruptive', to become the excellent listener and learner he was always capable of being, through the use of Coherence Therapy to re-consoildate memories and Narrative Reconstruction to re-frame the story. Gail is an Certified Advanced Practitioner of Coherence Therapy. (See Associate Instructors, Coherence Therapy Institute.)

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Dramaturgical Listening

Dramaturgical Listening

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.

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Interplaying

Interplaying

Published as a chapter in, Grief and the Expressive Arts: Practices for Creating Meaning, a book that details creative approaches and techniques for working through loss in therapy. Gail's chapter outlines a technique called Interplaying, which she developed after decades of work across fields including social work, creative writing, theater production, and dramaturgy, that engages clients in healing dialogues with key figures in their lives.

Book can be found here

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Find Your Voice: Creating Healing Dialogues

Find Your Voice: Creating Healing Dialogues

Published as a chapter in: Techniques of Grief Therapy: Creative Practices for Counseling the Bereavedwhich is an indispensable guidebook to the most inventive and inspirational interventions in grief and bereavement counseling and therapy. This chapter highlights Gail's narratological work done with teens.

Book can be found here. 

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Attachment at Distance: Grief Therapy in the Virtual World

Attachment at Distance: Grief Therapy in the Virtual World

Published as a chapter in: Dying, Death, and Grief in an Online Universe, a book that offers a broad overview of how the communication technology revolution affects individuals coping with loss and grief, and implications of the "digital divide" between those who are knowledgeable about and have access to modern technology, and those who are not. It also highlights blogging as a mechanism for storytelling and SKYPE as a communication tool. In this chapter, Narratologists Robert Neimeyer and Gail Noppe-Brandon divulge a collaboration on the healing power (and limitations) of sharing grief stories at distance.  (See review of this book in the APA.)

Book can be found here.

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Creating Caring Communities: Finding Meaning in Later Life

Creating Caring Communities:  Finding Meaning in Later Life

Published as an article on End of Life Issues for the Elderly. Published in: The Association for Death Education and Counseling®, The Thanatology Association®, Volume 36, No. 2 • April 2010

This article elaborates the moving and transformative results of Gail's narratological work with a group of seniors.

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