Freedman & Combs, 1996), the storied approach is presented as a postmodern perspective for career counseling.
I discuss the storied approach as a process for career counseling, focusing on an overview of the process, the counseling relationship, the use of language, the nature of appraisal, and career counseling through a storied approach.
The storied approach explores the client's world through story development as a process of co-construction (i.
Qualitative methods of appraisal that are particularly appropriate in the storied approach to career counseling are autobiographies, early recollections, genograms, lifelines, structured interviews, constellation of influences, and card sorts (Patton & McMahon, 1999).
The heart of the storied approach is story development: co-construction, deconstruction, and construction.