Journals Higher Education



Published: 18 May 2012

352 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199592753

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Discursive Perspectives in Therapeutic Practice

Edited by Andy Lock and Tom Strong

International Perspectives in Philosophy and Psychiatry

  • Presents a unique overview of discursive perspectives in therapy, paying particular attention to the philosophical origins of discursive therapy - resulting in a work of great originality within the philosophy and psychiatry literature
  • Proposes that 'talk' has becoming somewhat secondary to the business of therapy, so succeeds in reintroducing and highlighting the important of discourse in therapeutic practice
  • Presents a range of innovative therapies, each described by experienced practitioners, resulting in a thoughtful and practical guide to discursive therapies

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