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Language in Psychotherapy: Strategies of Discovery
     

Language in Psychotherapy: Strategies of Discovery

by Robert L. Russell (Editor)
 

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This book of original contributions presents investigations of psycho­ therapautic interaction. While the methodological strategies and the­ oretical orientations of these investigations are notably diverse, the utterance-by-utterance analysis of client-therapist dialogue provides a strong commonality of interest and a particularly productive perspective from

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This book of original contributions presents investigations of psycho­ therapautic interaction. While the methodological strategies and the­ oretical orientations of these investigations are notably diverse, the utterance-by-utterance analysis of client-therapist dialogue provides a strong commonality of interest and a particularly productive perspective from which the process of psychotherapy can be illuminated. It is hoped that the contributions selected, and the problems with which they are occupied, will make evident the rich possibilities such a perspective has to offer. It should be noted, however, that the present volume is not a com­ pendium: any effort to be exhaustive would be thwarted by considera­ tions of length alone. Thus, certain omissions were inevitable. It is hoped that the interested reader will use the extensive references to become acquainted with the works not here included. Whatever effort I extended as editor and contributor to this volume could not have been undertaken without the lifelong spirit of support of my parents, Selma S. and Jay F. Russell. I dedicate my contribution to them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781489904980
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
09/12/2014
Series:
Emotions, Personality, and Psychotherapy Series
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1987
Pages:
357
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

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