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Personal Construct Methodology - Peter Caputi

Personal Construct Methodology

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

Paperback Published: 11th November 2011
ISBN: 9781119954163
Number Of Pages: 366

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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. <p> <ul> <li> <div>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</div> <li> <div>Explores both qualitative and quantitative methods, as well as methods used in clinical and counselling settings</div> <li> <div>Includes 13 contributions from leading international scholars</div> </ul>

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

ISBN: 9781119954163
ISBN-10: 1119954169
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 366
Published: 11th November 2011
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 229.11 x 153.41  x 17.3
Weight (kg): 0.47
Edition Number: 1

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