Observing therapeutic interaction in the Lisa case

Lepper, G. and Mergenthaler, E. (2008) Observing therapeutic interaction in the Lisa case. Psychotherapy Research, 18 (6). pp. 634-644. ISSN 1050-3307. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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This is the third of a series of pilot studies that seeks to validate a method for the identification and analysis of clinically significant interactions in the psychotherapy process. Using a combined method, the authors demonstrate that the therapeutic cycles model (Mergenthaler, 1996) can be used reliably to identify clinically significant events across sessions, which can then be analyzed at the level of the therapist-client interaction using conversation analysis, a discipline that has generated a substantial body of knowledge of how meaningful interaction is achieved by speakers on a turn-by-turn basis. The authors demonstrate that significant events can be compared within and across cases in order to understand how therapist interventions contribute to within-session micro-outcomes and, ultimately, to outcomes across populations of cases.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > Kent Institute of Medicine and Health Sciences (KIMHS)
Depositing User: Jane Griffiths
Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2009 14:48
Last Modified: 26 Mar 2009 14:48
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/15770 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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