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Cognitive behaviour therapy : from rationalism to constructivism?
Treatment guidelines indicate that the treatment of choice for most psychological problems is cognitive-behavioural therapy. This paper suggests that there are alternative constructions of the evidence base from which such ...
Un studio naturalista sobre el cambio de los conflictos cognitivos durante la psicoterapia
The authors present a proposal to operationalize and assess the change of a type of eognitive confiict called implicative dilemma (iD) in the context of personal construct theory. In a sample of 87 patients, Dls and symptoms ...
Love hurts : explorations of love, validation, and conflict
This paper considers how love may be conceptualised from a personal construct theory perspective, particularly in relation to experiences of validation and invalidation. This model is applied to writings about love, and ...
A controlled trial of personal construct psychotherapy for deliberate self-harm
Evidence for the effectiveness of psychological therapies for people who self-harm is limited. Personal construct theory provides a model of self-harm and a framework for therapeutic intervention, which was evaluated in ...
The effectiveness of personal construct psychotherapy in clinical practice : a systematic review and meta-analysis
This study updates a systematic review of the effectiveness of personal construct psychotherapy and refines a previous meta-analysis by focusing on studies conducted in clinical settings. Twenty-seven studies satisfied the ...
Personal Construct Therapy
Improving access or denying choice?
This paper addresses the ‘Improving Access to Psychological Therapies’ programme and the reports on which it is based. It is suggested that the evidence base favouring particular psychological therapies is not as clear as ...
Constructivist and humanistic therapies
(John Wiley & Sons, 2007)
Psychotherapists’ theoretical orientations as elaborative choices.
(John Wiley & Sons, 2006-12)