Personal Construct Methodology

Personal Construct Methodology

By: Peter Caputi (editor), Linda L. Viney (editor), Nadia Crittenden (editor), Beverly M. Walker (contributor)Paperback

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Written by an international team of experts, this collection provides a comprehensive account of established and emerging methods of collecting and analysing data within the framework of personal construct theory. * Covers methods such as content analysis scales, repertory grid methodology, narrative assessments and drawings, the laddering and ABC techniques, and discusses how and why they are used * Explores both qualitative and quantitative methods, as well as methods used in clinical and counselling settings * Includes 13 contributions from leading international scholars

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About Author

Peter Caputi is Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Wollongong, Australia. He is the author of Personal Construct Psychology: New Ideas (edited with Foster & Viney, Wiley, 2006). Linda L. Viney is Professorial Fellow at the University of Wollongong, Australia and her most recent publication is Personal Construct Psychotherapy: Advances in Theory, Practice and Research (2005). Beverley M. Walker is Honorary Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Wollongong, Australia. Her publications include The Construction of Group Realities: Culture, Society and Personal Construct Theory (edited with Kalekin-Fishman & Walker, 1996) and The Internet Encyclopaedia of Personal Construct Psychology (edited with Scheer & Walker). Nadia Crittenden is Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Wollongong, Australia, where she has she has taught for many years, conducted training workshops, and presented and published research

Contents

About the Editors ix List of Contributors xi Preface xv Acknowledgments xvii PART I: SETTING THE SCENE 1 Assessment of Personal Constructs: Features and Functions of Constructivist Techniques 3 Heather Gaines Hardison and Robert A. Neimeyer 2 Qualitative Methods in Personal Construct Research: A Set of Possible Criteria 53 Linda L. Viney and Sue Nagy PART II: QUALITATIVE APPROACHES: EXPLORING PROCESS 3 The Use of Laddering: Techniques, Applications and Problems 71 Beverly M. Walker and Nadia Crittenden 4 The ABC Model Revisited 89 Finn Tschudi and David Winter 5 The Self-Characterization Technique: Uses, Analysis and Elaboration 109 Nadia Crittenden and Chantel Ashkar 6 Experience Cycle Methodology: A Method for Understanding the Construct Revision Pathway 129 Lindsay G. Oades and Linda L. Viney PART III: QUANTITATIVE APPROACHES: EXPLORING PROCESS 7 An Introduction to Grid-based Methods 149 Peter Caputi 8 Analyzing Grids: New and Traditional Approaches 159 Peter Caputi, Richard Bell and Desley Hennessy 9 Computer-aided Constructivism 183 Brian R. Gaines and Mildred L.G. Shaw 10 Using Constructivist-oriented Content Analysis Scales 223 Linda L. Viney and Peter Caputi PART IV: METHODS IN COUNSELING AND CLINICAL SETTINGS 11 Narrative Assessment in Psychotherapy: A Constructivist Approach 247 Luis Botella and Mar a Gamiz 12 Using Contrasting Drawings or Pictures as an Assessment Tool within a Personal Construct Framework 269 Heather Foster and Linda L. Viney 13 Personal Construct Psychotherapy Techniques with Adolescents: An Integrated Model 287 Miriam Stein, Elaine Atkinson, and Anne Fraser Index 319

Product Details

  • publication date: 11/11/2011
  • ISBN13: 9781119954163
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 366
  • ID: 9781119954163
  • weight: 472
  • ISBN10: 1119954169

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