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The Wiley Handbook of Personal Construct Psychology.

By: Contributor(s): Publisher: Newark, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2015Copyright date: ©2015Edition: 1st edDescription: 1 online resource (527 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9781118508299
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Wiley Handbook of Personal Construct PsychologyDDC classification:
  • 150.19/85
LOC classification:
  • BF698.9.P47
Online resources:
Contents:
Intro -- Title Page -- Table of Contents -- Notes on Contributors -- Foreword -- References -- Preface -- References -- 1 What Is a Personal Construct? -- What a Construct Is NOT -- What a Construct IS -- Constructs and Counseling -- In Summary -- References -- Part I: Personal Construct Psychology and Its Philosophy -- 2 Personal Construct Theory and Philosophy -- Introduction -- Links -- Latencies -- Constructivism -- Conclusions -- References -- 3 George Kelly -- References -- 4 Personal Construct Psychology in Relation to an Integrative Constructivism -- Premise 1: People as Informationally Closed Systems -- Premise 2: People as Active Meaning-Makers -- Premise 3: People as Social Beings -- Premise 4: People as Ontological and Epistemological Construers -- Conclusion -- References -- 5 Philosophy and Psychology -- Philosophy and the Theory of Personal Constructs -- Philosophy of Science -- Psychology for Personality and Psychotherapy and "Humankind" -- Distinctiveness: Different from Others, Unique -- References -- 6 So Distant, Yet So Close -- Kelly's and Maturana's Epistemological Roots -- Construing Events, Objects Brought Forth -- Invariance through Change -- The Relational Emergence and Development of Self -- Kelly's Professional Constructs Revisited -- Conclusions -- References -- Part II: Methodology -- 7 Methodologies of Assessment in Personal Construct Psychology -- Introduction -- The Bipolar Nature of Assessment in Personal Construct Psychology -- Unconstrained Narratives -- Self-Characterization -- Characterization of Others -- Laddering -- The Repertory Grid -- Dependency Grids -- Implications Grids -- Resistance-to-Change Grids -- Questionnaire Approaches to Personal Construct Assessment -- Conclusions -- References -- 8 Assessment of Hierarchies of Construing -- Grid-Based Approaches -- Non-Grid-Based Approaches.
Concluding Remark -- References -- 9 Using Linear Mixed Models with Repertory Grid Data -- Introduction -- Linear Mixed Models -- Multigrid One -- Conclusion -- References -- 10 Nonverbal Assessment Methods -- Can Construing Be Nonverbal? -- What Is Assessment in a PCT Framework? -- Distinguishing the Verbal from the Nonverbal? -- Why Use Nonverbal Assessment? -- The Visual and the Nonverbal -- Examples of Nonverbal Assessment Methods Used in PCT -- Conclusions -- References -- 11 Experience Cycle Methodology -- Introduction -- Experience and the Experience Cycle -- Describing the Experience Cycle Methodology -- Case Examples of Adolescents with Selective Mutism -- Follow-up of Research Participants Living with Selective Mutism -- Researcher's Reflections on Using Experience Cycle Methodology -- References -- Part III: Society and Culture -- 12 Personal Construct Psychology, Society, and Culture -- The Micro-Macro Debate -- Societal, Cultural, and Group Construct Systems -- The Personal and the Social: Identity -- Power -- Alienation -- Discussion -- References -- 13 "Culture's like an extra layer on top isn't it?" Sociality and Superordination in Italian and English People -- Method -- Findings -- Discussion -- References -- 14 Relational Construct Psychology -- The Social Elaboration of Personal Construct Psychology -- Relational Construct Systems -- From Sociality to Relationality -- Levels of Interpersonal Construing -- Qualitative Grids -- Conclusion -- References -- 15 The Political Program of Personal Construct Psychology -- The Political Program of Personal Construct Psychology -- Coalitions -- References -- 16 Transcending War-Ravaged Biographies -- Former Child Soldiers -- Construing of Mental Health Problems and Their Treatment -- Dante's Inferno: The Harsh Reality of Treatment for Mental Health Problems in Sierra Leone.
Beyond Amputation -- Escaping the War -- Conclusions -- References -- Part IV: Clinical Applications -- 17 The Continuing Clinical Relevance of Personal Construct Psychology -- "Disorder" -- Personal Construct Psychotherapy -- Summary and Conclusions -- References -- 18 Experiential Personal Construct Psychology and the Integral Universe -- EPCP and the Integral Universe -- Previous Work on the Integral Universe -- The Role of Inner Experiences -- Symptomatology in the Universe -- The Integral Universe and Psychopathology -- The Question of the Aliveness of the Universe -- References -- 19 Dilemma Resolution -- Construct Systems Are Not Logical -- The Dilemma of Therapy -- Therapy for Dilemmas -- Identifying Dilemmas -- Changing Dilemmas -- References -- 20 A Narrative Hermeneutic Approach to Personal Construct Psychotherapy -- The Philosophical Background -- An Outline of Hermeneutic Constructivist Psychotherapy -- References -- 21 Reconstructing Meaning in Bereavement -- Loss and the Quest for Meaning -- Strategies for Creating Meaning -- References -- Part V: Organizational Applications -- 22 Personal Construct Theory, Research, and Practice in the Field of Business and Management -- Use and Applications of PCP in Business and Management -- New Opportunities for Applying PCP to Business and Management Research and Practice -- Final Comments -- References -- 23 Consulting in Organizations -- Where to Begin? -- What does Consulting Mean to the Client? -- What Is the Client's Initial Conceptualization of the Consultant? -- How Does the Consultant Construe Their Role? -- How to Construe the Outcomes of Our Work? -- Reference -- 24 Humanizing Healthcare -- A PCP-Based Intervention to Embed Shared Values in a Healthcare Organization -- Values Discernment Booklet Content -- Conclusion -- References -- 25 Organizational Paradoxes.
When Success Leads to Failure -- Organizational Paradoxes and How Our Habitual Responses Limit Our Thinking -- The Power of Constructive Alternativism for Managers Facing Paradoxes -- Kelly's Theory and the Idea of Complicated either/or in his Notion of the "Construct" -- Kelly Also Valued and/both Thinking-Duality -- Pilot Run to Capture Executives' Janusian Thinking Using the Repertory Grid -- The Need for Both Dualisms and Dualities in Our Search for Meaning -- Final Thoughts on Kelly and Organizational Paradoxes -- References -- 26 Personal Construct Coaching -- Learn/Change or Perish: Coaching as a Technology of the Learning Society -- From Personal Construct Therapy to Personal Construct Coaching -- A Framework for Personal Construct Coaching -- Personal Construct Coaching and Personal Construct Therapy: Construing Similarities and Differences -- In Conclusion: Construing the Future of Personal Construct Coaching -- References -- Part VI: Educational Applications -- 27 From Periphery to Core -- Establishing the Context -- The Influence of Core Assumptions -- Exploring Other Cognate Traditions and Methods -- The Exemplar Case of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics ("STEM") Education -- Teachers as Learners -- Constructivist Research and Practice in the Wider Realm of Education -- Summation and Contrition -- References -- 28 Learning and Education -- Learning -- Education -- References -- 29 Creativity with Students -- Learning/Creativity -- Facilitating Learning/Creativity -- References -- 30 Reconstructing Lifelong Learning -- The Role of Time -- The Passage of Time: Experience and Reflection -- Accessing the Inner Self -- LifeMapping™: A Self-Centered Study of Inner Life -- Representations of the Inner Self -- Anticipatory Reflection for a [Post]Modern World -- References -- 31 School Is Our Common World.
The Roma Community in Czech Society -- The Roma Community and Educational Disadvantage -- A Constructivist-Phenomenological Understanding of the Problem of the School Failure of Roma Children -- Conclusions -- References -- Part VII: New Horizons -- 32 A Vision of the Future of Personal Construct Psychology -- PCP and the Academic Past -- PCP Outside Academia -- Out of Academia -- The Formal Organization of PCP -- Therapy -- Teaching -- Supervision -- Research -- Conclusion -- References -- 33 Construing Homicide -- One-Off Killing -- Serial Killing -- Mass Murder -- Genocide -- Conclusions -- References -- 34 Too Much of a Bad Thing -- References -- 35 Personal Construct Psychology and Buddhism -- Introducing Buddhist Psychology -- Buddhist and PCP Metatheory -- Mindfulness in Psychotherapy -- Extending Personal Construct Psychotherapy Integration -- References -- 36 Personal Construct Psychology and the Arts -- The Arts in Our Lives -- PCP and the Arts -- Themes in the PCP Approach to the Arts -- Potential Implications of a PCP Approach to the Arts -- Concluding Remarks -- References -- 37 Personal Construct Psychology and Law -- The Fundamental Postulate and law -- The Corollaries and Law -- Conclusion -- References -- 38 Personal Construct Psychology and Restorative Justice -- What Is Restorative Justice, and What Is Its Background? -- What Is "Restored" in Restorative Justice? -- Conferencing: An Approach to Restoring Dignity -- Restorative, Transformative, and Retributive Justice -- Concluding Comments -- References -- 39 Changing Behavior to Being More Environmentally Friendly -- Introduction -- Psychological Approaches Focused on Personal Characteristics -- Psychological Approaches Focused on Context Characteristics -- The PCP Approach -- The Study -- Discussion -- References -- 40 George Kelly's Psychology of Understanding -- Introduction.
Understanding and Questioning.
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Intro -- Title Page -- Table of Contents -- Notes on Contributors -- Foreword -- References -- Preface -- References -- 1 What Is a Personal Construct? -- What a Construct Is NOT -- What a Construct IS -- Constructs and Counseling -- In Summary -- References -- Part I: Personal Construct Psychology and Its Philosophy -- 2 Personal Construct Theory and Philosophy -- Introduction -- Links -- Latencies -- Constructivism -- Conclusions -- References -- 3 George Kelly -- References -- 4 Personal Construct Psychology in Relation to an Integrative Constructivism -- Premise 1: People as Informationally Closed Systems -- Premise 2: People as Active Meaning-Makers -- Premise 3: People as Social Beings -- Premise 4: People as Ontological and Epistemological Construers -- Conclusion -- References -- 5 Philosophy and Psychology -- Philosophy and the Theory of Personal Constructs -- Philosophy of Science -- Psychology for Personality and Psychotherapy and "Humankind" -- Distinctiveness: Different from Others, Unique -- References -- 6 So Distant, Yet So Close -- Kelly's and Maturana's Epistemological Roots -- Construing Events, Objects Brought Forth -- Invariance through Change -- The Relational Emergence and Development of Self -- Kelly's Professional Constructs Revisited -- Conclusions -- References -- Part II: Methodology -- 7 Methodologies of Assessment in Personal Construct Psychology -- Introduction -- The Bipolar Nature of Assessment in Personal Construct Psychology -- Unconstrained Narratives -- Self-Characterization -- Characterization of Others -- Laddering -- The Repertory Grid -- Dependency Grids -- Implications Grids -- Resistance-to-Change Grids -- Questionnaire Approaches to Personal Construct Assessment -- Conclusions -- References -- 8 Assessment of Hierarchies of Construing -- Grid-Based Approaches -- Non-Grid-Based Approaches.

Concluding Remark -- References -- 9 Using Linear Mixed Models with Repertory Grid Data -- Introduction -- Linear Mixed Models -- Multigrid One -- Conclusion -- References -- 10 Nonverbal Assessment Methods -- Can Construing Be Nonverbal? -- What Is Assessment in a PCT Framework? -- Distinguishing the Verbal from the Nonverbal? -- Why Use Nonverbal Assessment? -- The Visual and the Nonverbal -- Examples of Nonverbal Assessment Methods Used in PCT -- Conclusions -- References -- 11 Experience Cycle Methodology -- Introduction -- Experience and the Experience Cycle -- Describing the Experience Cycle Methodology -- Case Examples of Adolescents with Selective Mutism -- Follow-up of Research Participants Living with Selective Mutism -- Researcher's Reflections on Using Experience Cycle Methodology -- References -- Part III: Society and Culture -- 12 Personal Construct Psychology, Society, and Culture -- The Micro-Macro Debate -- Societal, Cultural, and Group Construct Systems -- The Personal and the Social: Identity -- Power -- Alienation -- Discussion -- References -- 13 "Culture's like an extra layer on top isn't it?" Sociality and Superordination in Italian and English People -- Method -- Findings -- Discussion -- References -- 14 Relational Construct Psychology -- The Social Elaboration of Personal Construct Psychology -- Relational Construct Systems -- From Sociality to Relationality -- Levels of Interpersonal Construing -- Qualitative Grids -- Conclusion -- References -- 15 The Political Program of Personal Construct Psychology -- The Political Program of Personal Construct Psychology -- Coalitions -- References -- 16 Transcending War-Ravaged Biographies -- Former Child Soldiers -- Construing of Mental Health Problems and Their Treatment -- Dante's Inferno: The Harsh Reality of Treatment for Mental Health Problems in Sierra Leone.

Beyond Amputation -- Escaping the War -- Conclusions -- References -- Part IV: Clinical Applications -- 17 The Continuing Clinical Relevance of Personal Construct Psychology -- "Disorder" -- Personal Construct Psychotherapy -- Summary and Conclusions -- References -- 18 Experiential Personal Construct Psychology and the Integral Universe -- EPCP and the Integral Universe -- Previous Work on the Integral Universe -- The Role of Inner Experiences -- Symptomatology in the Universe -- The Integral Universe and Psychopathology -- The Question of the Aliveness of the Universe -- References -- 19 Dilemma Resolution -- Construct Systems Are Not Logical -- The Dilemma of Therapy -- Therapy for Dilemmas -- Identifying Dilemmas -- Changing Dilemmas -- References -- 20 A Narrative Hermeneutic Approach to Personal Construct Psychotherapy -- The Philosophical Background -- An Outline of Hermeneutic Constructivist Psychotherapy -- References -- 21 Reconstructing Meaning in Bereavement -- Loss and the Quest for Meaning -- Strategies for Creating Meaning -- References -- Part V: Organizational Applications -- 22 Personal Construct Theory, Research, and Practice in the Field of Business and Management -- Use and Applications of PCP in Business and Management -- New Opportunities for Applying PCP to Business and Management Research and Practice -- Final Comments -- References -- 23 Consulting in Organizations -- Where to Begin? -- What does Consulting Mean to the Client? -- What Is the Client's Initial Conceptualization of the Consultant? -- How Does the Consultant Construe Their Role? -- How to Construe the Outcomes of Our Work? -- Reference -- 24 Humanizing Healthcare -- A PCP-Based Intervention to Embed Shared Values in a Healthcare Organization -- Values Discernment Booklet Content -- Conclusion -- References -- 25 Organizational Paradoxes.

When Success Leads to Failure -- Organizational Paradoxes and How Our Habitual Responses Limit Our Thinking -- The Power of Constructive Alternativism for Managers Facing Paradoxes -- Kelly's Theory and the Idea of Complicated either/or in his Notion of the "Construct" -- Kelly Also Valued and/both Thinking-Duality -- Pilot Run to Capture Executives' Janusian Thinking Using the Repertory Grid -- The Need for Both Dualisms and Dualities in Our Search for Meaning -- Final Thoughts on Kelly and Organizational Paradoxes -- References -- 26 Personal Construct Coaching -- Learn/Change or Perish: Coaching as a Technology of the Learning Society -- From Personal Construct Therapy to Personal Construct Coaching -- A Framework for Personal Construct Coaching -- Personal Construct Coaching and Personal Construct Therapy: Construing Similarities and Differences -- In Conclusion: Construing the Future of Personal Construct Coaching -- References -- Part VI: Educational Applications -- 27 From Periphery to Core -- Establishing the Context -- The Influence of Core Assumptions -- Exploring Other Cognate Traditions and Methods -- The Exemplar Case of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics ("STEM") Education -- Teachers as Learners -- Constructivist Research and Practice in the Wider Realm of Education -- Summation and Contrition -- References -- 28 Learning and Education -- Learning -- Education -- References -- 29 Creativity with Students -- Learning/Creativity -- Facilitating Learning/Creativity -- References -- 30 Reconstructing Lifelong Learning -- The Role of Time -- The Passage of Time: Experience and Reflection -- Accessing the Inner Self -- LifeMapping™: A Self-Centered Study of Inner Life -- Representations of the Inner Self -- Anticipatory Reflection for a [Post]Modern World -- References -- 31 School Is Our Common World.

The Roma Community in Czech Society -- The Roma Community and Educational Disadvantage -- A Constructivist-Phenomenological Understanding of the Problem of the School Failure of Roma Children -- Conclusions -- References -- Part VII: New Horizons -- 32 A Vision of the Future of Personal Construct Psychology -- PCP and the Academic Past -- PCP Outside Academia -- Out of Academia -- The Formal Organization of PCP -- Therapy -- Teaching -- Supervision -- Research -- Conclusion -- References -- 33 Construing Homicide -- One-Off Killing -- Serial Killing -- Mass Murder -- Genocide -- Conclusions -- References -- 34 Too Much of a Bad Thing -- References -- 35 Personal Construct Psychology and Buddhism -- Introducing Buddhist Psychology -- Buddhist and PCP Metatheory -- Mindfulness in Psychotherapy -- Extending Personal Construct Psychotherapy Integration -- References -- 36 Personal Construct Psychology and the Arts -- The Arts in Our Lives -- PCP and the Arts -- Themes in the PCP Approach to the Arts -- Potential Implications of a PCP Approach to the Arts -- Concluding Remarks -- References -- 37 Personal Construct Psychology and Law -- The Fundamental Postulate and law -- The Corollaries and Law -- Conclusion -- References -- 38 Personal Construct Psychology and Restorative Justice -- What Is Restorative Justice, and What Is Its Background? -- What Is "Restored" in Restorative Justice? -- Conferencing: An Approach to Restoring Dignity -- Restorative, Transformative, and Retributive Justice -- Concluding Comments -- References -- 39 Changing Behavior to Being More Environmentally Friendly -- Introduction -- Psychological Approaches Focused on Personal Characteristics -- Psychological Approaches Focused on Context Characteristics -- The PCP Approach -- The Study -- Discussion -- References -- 40 George Kelly's Psychology of Understanding -- Introduction.

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