Psychotherapy is a 'talking cure'- clients voice their troubles to therapists, who listen, prompt, question, interpret and generally try to engage in a positive and rehabilitating conversation with their clients. Using the sophisticated theoretical and methodological apparatus of Conversation Analysis - a radical approach to how language in interaction works - this book sheds light on the subtle and minutely organised sequences of speech in psychotherapeutic sessions. It examines how therapists deliver questions, cope with ...

Conversation Analysis and Psychotherapy 2011, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521179829

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Conversation Analysis and Psychotherapy 2008, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521871907