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The essential handbook of personal construct psychology

Author: Fay Fransella
Publisher: Chichester : Wiley, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

Personal Construct Psychology was devised by George Kelly in 1955 as a new method in psychotherapy. Since then, his techniques have been applied widely throughout psychology and beyond, to include  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Fay Fransella
ISBN: 0470013230 9780470013236
OCLC Number: 315189984
Notes: References S. [263] - 290.
Description: XVIII, 290 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme
Contents: About the Editor. International Advisory Panel. List of Contributors. Preface. Acknowledgements. Section I: What Personal Construct Psychology Is All About. Chapter 1: George Alexander Kelly: The Man and his Theory (Fay Fransella and Robert A. Neimeyer). Chapter 2: The Logic of Passion (Don Bannister). Chapter 3: The Power of a Good Theory (Sean Brophy, Fay Fransella and Nick Reed). Section II: What Are Some of PCP's Techniques? Chapter 4: Some Skills and Tools for Personal Construct Users (Fay Fransella). Chapter 5: A Range of Elicitation Methods to Suit Client and Purpose (Pam Denicolo). Chapter 6: The Repertory Grid Technique (Richard C. Bell). Chapter 7: Making Sense of Dependency (Beverly M. Walker). Chapter 8: Expertise and Expert Systems: Emulating Psychological Processes (Mildred L.G. Shaw and Brian R. Gaines). Chapter 9: From Theory to Research to Change (Fay Fransella). Section III: How Can PCP Help Us to Understand People or Help Them to Change? Part 1: Working with the Individual or Individuals in Small Groups. Chapter 10: Is Treatment a Good Idea? (George A. Kelly). Chapter 11: An Audacious Adventure: Personal Construct Counselling and Psychotherapy (Franz R. Epting, Marco Gemignani and Malcolm C. Cross). Chapter 12: The Evidence Base for Personal Construct Psychotherapy (David Winter). Chapter 13: Constructive Intervention with Children when Presented as Problems (Tom Ravenette). Chapter 14: How Can We Understand One Another if We Don't Speak the Same Language? (Devi Jankowicz). Chapter 15: Working with Anger (Peter Cummins). Chapter 16: An Approach to Post-Traumatic Stress (Kenneth W. Sewell). Chapter 17.1: Nursing (Julie M. Ellis, Jacqui Costigan and Julie Watkinson). Chapter 17.2: Family Therapy (Harry Procter). Chapter 17.3: The Metropolitan Police, London: A Personal Account (John Porter). Chapter 17.4 :A Sporting Use of Personal Construct Psychology (David Savage). Chapter 17.5: Artificial Intelligence (Jack Adams-Webber). Part 2: Working with Large Groups of People. Chapter 18: Construing Teaching and Teacher Education Worldwide (Maureen Pope). Chapter 19: Making Sense of the 'Group Mind' (Adrian Robertson). Chapter 20: Charting Organizational Change (Nelarine Cornelius). Chapter 21: Clarifying Corporate Values: A Case Study (Sean Brophy). Section IV: Where Might Personal Construct Psychology Be Going Now? Chapter 22: Personal Construct Psychotherapy and the Constructivist Horizon (Robert A. Neimeyer and Scott A. Baldwin). Chapter 23: New Avenues to Explore and Questions to Ask (Fay Fransella). Appendix 1: Theoretical Definitions. Appendix 2: Some Basic Books on Personal Construct Psychology. Appendix 3: Internet Resources for Personal Construct Psychology (Brian R. Gaines). References. Index.
Responsibility: ed. by Fay Fransella.


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