1. Summarize the differences between a constructivist and an objectivist philosophical orientation to conducting psychotherapy;
2. Describe the nature of a client “problem” from a constructivist perspective;
3. Discuss several specific constructivist interventions that cut across multiple theoretical orientations
Gergen, K. J. (2015). Toward a relational humanism. Journal of Humanistic Counseling, 54, 149-165.
Leitner, L. (2001). Experiential personal construct therapeutic artistry: The therapeutic relationship and the timing of interventions. The Humanistic Psychologist, 29 (103), 98-113.
Lieb, R. J., & Kanofsky, S. (2003). Toward a constructivist control mastery theory: An integration with narrative therapy. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 40 (3), 187-202.
Neimeyer, R. A. (2009). Constructivist psychotherapy. New York: Routledge. A short (150 pages) paperback summary of constructivist theory and technique in psychotherapy
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