Not Just Talking: Conversational Analysis, Harvey Sacks' Gift to Therapy, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Not Just Talking

Conversational Analysis, Harvey Sacks' Gift to Therapy, 1st Edition

By Jean Pain


212 pages

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Good relationships depend, above all, on our skills in conversation. Harvey Sacks' method, Conversational Analysis, was the springboard for The author's research into psychotherapy as a social activity that depends for its success on the quality of the therapeutic dialogue. The author wrote this book not only for therapists, but

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction -- The Principles of Speech and Human Social Behaviour -- The silent revolution -- The purpose of conversation and its link with psychotherapy -- Economy—The key to the practice of conversation -- The therapeutic relationship -- The Therapeutic Dialogue in Practice -- Getting clients to talk -- Troubles-telling -- The identification of the client’s problem -- Conclusions -- Glossary -- Transcription key -- References

About the Author

Pain, Jean

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health