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John Winslade

John Winslade, Ph.D., is a Professor at California State University San Bernardino and the Associate Dean of the College of Education. He is also a part-time Associate Professor at the University of Waikato in Hamilton, New Zealand.

He was formerly Director of Counselor Education at both the University of Waikato (1998-2003) and California State University San Bernardino. He has also taught courses in conflict resolution for the University of Waterloo in Canada, the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya in Spain, and California State University Dominguez Hills.

His fields of teaching and scholarship are in counseling and conflict resolution. He is particularly interested in contributing to the growth of social constructionist, poststructuralist and narrative ideas in counseling and conflict resolution.

John Winslade has co-authored 8 books and many articles on narrative therapy, narrative counseling in schools, multicultural counseling, and narrative mediation. With Lorraine Hedtke, he is the co-author of Re-membering Lives: Conversations with the dying and the bereaved (2004, Baywood). His writings have been translated into Japanese, Danish, Chinese, Korean, Russian, Spanish and German.

John is the Founding Editor of Explorations: An Ejournal of narrative practice and serves on the following editorial boards: The International Journal of Narrative Therapy and Community Work; The Journal of SystemicTherapies; The Journal of Conflictology; and Education and Change.

He has taught workshops on narrative practice in the USA, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Israel, Cyprus, and Hong Kong.

Videos of his practice are available from Microtraining Associates and Masterswork.com.