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1Running Head: Experiential Versus Narrative Family TherapiesExperiential VS. Narrative Family TherapiesKyna AmbrosePsychotherapy with Groups & FamiliesNRNP-6650-15September 27, 2020
2Running Head: Experiential Versus Narrative Family TherapiesIntroductionThere are many different types of therapeutic techniques. Experiential therapy focuses on experiences of the “here and now,” whereas narrative family therapy focuses on retelling one’s story to understand why one behaves in certain ways. The purpose of this paper is to summarize key points of both experiential family therapy and narrative family therapy. Furthermore, compare and contrast noting the strengths and weakness of each.Experiential TherapyExperiential therapy centers on actual involvement with various types of experiences, including emotional processing, interaction with others, creativity, and reflections of events beyond traditional talk therapy (American Addiction Centers, 2020). The underlying assumption