George Kelly

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Overview

George Kelly's personal construct theory, first published in 1955, is as radical today as it was then. Describing how each one of us goes about our daily life trying to make sense of the events around us, it maintains that we are in charge of what we do in the world, that we do not merely react to events.

This book reveals that George Kelly was a man of enormous intellect, of many talents and of great complexity. Fay Fransella outlines how his views have influenced the theory and practice of psychotherapy, and illustrates how his training in physics and mathematics influenced his theory and led to the development of one of his methods of measurement - the repertory grid.

The book also describes Kelly's phil

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Meet the Author

Fay Fransella is founder and Director of the Centre for Personal Construct Psychology in London, and is the co-author of Personal Construct Counselling in Action (SAGE, 1990).

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
1 The Life of George Kelly 1
2 Major Contributions to Theory 41
3 Major Contributions to Practice 86
4 Criticisms and Rebuttals 112
5 The Overall Influence of George Kelly 133
Select Bibliography of Kelly's Works 160
References 161
Index 171
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