In-Depth Narrative Therapy

Practical concepts of traditional narrative family therapy, how to integrate story-focused techniques, and hands-on guidance to integrate into treatment plans.

A Skills Training Hosted by the Phoenix Center

About The Event

Presenter: S. David Hall, PsyD, LMFT, LPC-MHSP-AS, CST, NCC

Description: Applying Narrative and Story in Psychology: A Clinical Skills Building Intensive

This 3-Day skills building intensive will focus on the practical instruction and concepts of traditional narrative family therapy (White/Epsten), along with a frame work to integrate story-focused techniques from Ericksonian hypnosis, solution-oriented therapy, and Jungian psychology.

This intensive will include both live and video demonstration of core techniques and interventions, with moderated working groups for participates practice applying these interventions in roleplay settings.

In this training intensive, participants will be:

1. Introduced to the main interventions and concepts of Narrative Family Therapy, Jungian Psychotherapy, and Ericksonian/Solution-Based Psychotherapies.

2. Given a framework to cohesively integrate these narratives/story-based approaches to devise practical treatment plans.

3. Guided in workshopping these concepts and techniques in group role-play settings.

S. David Hall, PsyD, LMFT, LPC-MHSP-AS, CST, NCC

Dr. Stephen “David” Hall is the creative lead at PsychMaven (, a group that provides resources in career development and clinical continuing education for behavioral health professionals. Dr. Hall has been teaching on Narrative Therapy for over a decade, having founded the Narrative Institute in 2011.

Along with his teaching, Dr. Hall serves as the clinic director at Haven Counseling Center ( where maintains a counseling/psychotherapy practice and supervises post-graduate therapists towards licensure.

Credit: 18 Hours (Three day attendance – 6 each day)- CE hours provided by Phoenix Center (


Where: Furman University 1250 Duncan Chapel Rd Greenville. Younts Conference Center Room 110. This is an in person training. Masks are not required but people are welcome to wear them if they wish.

Fee: Please purchase a Standard $225 Ticket

Employees of Region 1 301 Agencies: Please purchase a Standard $225 Ticket

Payment options:

Offline payment (Preferred):

Checks made out to BHSA Region 1 and mailed to:

Attn. Stephanie Bentley PO Box 1948 Greenville, SC 29602.

Pay online with credit card

(refunds subject to 2.9% + 0.30 processing fee and will be refunded via check)

Time: 9:00AM to 4:30PM each day

Trainer Info and Registration can be found here:

Your Instructor

S. David Hall, PsyD
S. David Hall, PsyD

Dr. Stephen "David" Hall (PsyD, LMFT, LPC-MHSP-AS, CST, NCC) is the creative lead for PsychMaven, serving as one our primary instructors and heading up content and direction for the organization, which he founded in 2019. He has been working as a counselor/psychotherapist since 2005 and holds clinical licenses in Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling, he also has specialized training in sex therapy, substance use disorders, and clinical hypnosis. Dr. Hall built up personal counseling practices in both Tennessee and Georgia, and in 2015 he led the start-up of an independent psychiatry clinic, Haven Family Psychiatry, and then built his current group therapy practice, Haven Counseling Center. Dr. Hall maintains a counseling/psychotherapy caseload and supervises postgraduate therapists through his practice. In 2011, Dr. Hall founded the Narrative Institute to provide workshops and seminars on story-craft and applied narrative theory for mental health therapists, other professionals, and the general public. In the years since, he has organized and taught professional continuing education and general trainings on narrative in psychotherapy, practice building, cultural trends, social dynamics of technology, professional ethics, and other mental health topics; having done live trainings throughout the United States and in the United Kingdom. In 2019, the Narrative Institute became one of the founding component institutes of PsychMaven. Dr. Hall has also worked as a business and clinical consultant in recovery and treatment center start-ups, an adjunct graduate professor, and has served as the president of the Tennessee Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (TNAMFT), the state division of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT). For more on Dr. Hall, visit

Course Curriculum

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the training start and finish?
This training is hosted by the Phoenix Center and will take place from May 02, 9:00 AM EDT – May 04, 4:30 PM EDT (2022) Furman University 1250 Duncan Chapel Rd Greenville. Younts Conference Center Room 110.
How long do I have access to the training material?
The training will not be recorded, and so access to the main content only for live attendees, but all the supplementary material and bonuses can be accessed here for a lifetime
Is this course hosted by PsychMaven
No, this course is hosted by the Phoenix Center, all questions on registration and payment should directed there at

This course is closed for enrollment.