Discourses of Helping Professions brings together cutting-edge research on professional discourses from both traditional helping contexts such as doctor-patient interaction or psychotherapy and more recent helping contexts such as executive coaching. Unlike workplace, professional and institutional discourse - by now well established fields in linguistic research - discourses of helping professions represent an innovative concept in its orientation to a common communicative goal: solving patients' and clients' physical, ...

Discourses of Helping Professions 2014, John Benjamins Publishing Co, Amsterdam

ISBN-13: 9789027256577