A home of narrative therapy and community work

Founded in 1983, the Dulwich Centre is an innovative home for narrative therapy, community work, training and publishing. We are also a hub for a growing community of international practitioners.

What we offer

Our Work

40 Years

Founded in 1983, the Dulwich Centre has been an innovative home for narrative therapy, community work, training and publishing for 40 years.

200+ publications

Since it’s founding in 1984, Dulwich Centre Publications has published over 200 journals, newsletters and books.

10,000+ Online Students

More than 10,000 students have taken our online courses.

350+ Masters Students

We offer a Master of Narrative Therapy and Community Work, in collaboration with the University of Melbourne.

Explore our free online courses

Introducing the Narrative Practice Research Network

The Narrative Practice Research Network is a joint initiative of Dulwich Centre and The University of Melbourne’s Department of Social Work.

The network aims to support and promote research about narrative therapy and community work and the use of narratively informed research methods.

We create connections, conversation and collaboration among researchers and practitioners in diverse contexts.

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The International Journal of Narrative Therapy and Community Work

Want to stay in touch with the latest ideas and developments in narrative practice? This journal offers hopeful and creative ideas for counsellors, social workers, teachers, nurses, psychologists, and community workers. In each issue, practitioners from a range of different countries discuss the ideas and practices that are inspiring them in their work, the dilemmas they are grappling with, and the issues most dear to their hearts.

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Browse our bookshop

Browse our bookshop for books, journals and articles about narrative therapy, community work and a wide range of social projects. Dulwich Centre Publications (DCP) is a small, independent, feminist-owned publishing house that was founded by Cheryl White in 1984.

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The Michael White Archive

Explore the legacy of the late Michael White in our Michael White Archive. The archive includes videos, writings, photos, and articles, in addition to reflections on Michael’s legacy in Narrative Therapy and Community Work. 

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The Tree of Life

The Tree of Life narrative approach was co-developed by Ncazelo Ncube (REPSSI) and David Denborough (Dulwich Centre Foundation) to assist colleagues who work with children affected by HIV/AIDS in southern Africa. This approach has proved so successful and popular that it is now being used with children, young people, and adults in a wide range of countries across Africa, and also in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Russia, Nepal, the USA, and elsewhere.

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What's new on the site

Aunty Barb History Journey

Created by Aunty Barbara Wingard and the Dulwich Centre Foundation, this journey honours key Kaurna and other Aboriginal histories relating to the south-east corner of Adelaide. This invites all visitors and residents of the area to engage with significant local histories in ways that inspire partnerships and collaborative actions in the present.

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