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Dialogue : a dialogue between focusing and relational perspectives

Cooper, Mick (2012) Dialogue : a dialogue between focusing and relational perspectives. Person-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapies, 11 (2). pp. 124-136. ISSN 1477-9757

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Abstract

This paper explores the question “What is dialogue?” and its relevance to therapeutic practice through a dialogically-structured conversation between two members of the person-centered community: Akira Ikemi, a leading advocate of focusing; and Mick Cooper, co-author of Working at relational depth in counselling and psychotherapy. The conversation explores the possibility that dialogue may provide a valuable meeting point between the relational and focusing “tribes” of person-centered therapy: a co-explication of felt-senses at both the client’s and therapist’s edges of awareness.

Item type: Article
ID code: 39218
Keywords: dialogue, dialogue structure, relational perspectives , counselling, Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Subjects: Social Sciences > Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Department: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Psychological Science and Health > Counselling
Depositing user: Pure Administrator
Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2012 09:32
Last modified: 05 Sep 2014 12:28
URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/39218

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