International Advisory Panel.
List of Contributors.
Section I: What Personal Construct Psychology Is All About.
Chapter 1: George Alexander Kelly: The Man and his Theory (Fay Fransella and Robert A. Neimeyer).
Chapter 2: The Logic of Passion (Don Bannister).
Chapter 3: The Power of a Good Theory (Sean Brophy, Fay Fransella and Nick Reed).
Section II: What Are Some of PCP’s Techniques?
Chapter 4: Some Skills and Tools for Personal Construct Users (Fay Fransella).
Chapter 5: A Range of Elicitation Methods to Suit Client and Purpose (Pam Denicolo).
Chapter 6: The Repertory Grid Technique (Richard C. Bell).
Chapter 7: Making Sense of Dependency (Beverly M. Walker).
Chapter 8: Expertise and Expert Systems: Emulating Psychological Processes (Mildred L.G. Shaw and Brian R. Gaines).
Chapter 9: From Theory to Research to Change (Fay Fransella).
Section III: How Can PCP Help Us to Understand People or Help Them to Change?
Part 1: Working with the Individual or Individuals in Small Groups.
Chapter 10: Is Treatment a Good Idea? (George A. Kelly).
Chapter 11: An Audacious Adventure: Personal Construct Counselling and Psychotherapy (Franz R. Epting, Marco Gemignani and Malcolm C. Cross).
Chapter 12: The Evidence Base for Personal Construct Psychotherapy (David Winter).
Chapter 13: Constructive Intervention with Children when Presented as Problems (Tom Ravenette).
Chapter 14: How Can We Understand One Another if We Don’t Speak the Same Language? (Devi Jankowicz).
Chapter 15: Working with Anger (Peter Cummins).
Chapter 16: An Approach to Post-Traumatic Stress (Kenneth W. Sewell).
Chapter 17.1: Nursing (Julie M. Ellis, Jacqui Costigan and Julie Watkinson).
Chapter 17.2: Family Therapy (Harry Procter).
Chapter 17.3: The Metropolitan Police, London: A Personal Account (John Porter).
Chapter 17.4 :A Sporting Use of Personal Construct Psychology (David Savage).
Chapter 17.5: Artificial Intelligence (Jack Adams-Webber).
Part 2: Working with Large Groups of People.
Chapter 18: Construing Teaching and Teacher Education Worldwide (Maureen Pope).
Chapter 19: Making Sense of the ‘Group Mind’ (Adrian Robertson).
Chapter 20: Charting Organizational Change (Nelarine Cornelius).
Chapter 21: Clarifying Corporate Values: A Case Study (Sean Brophy).
Section IV: Where Might Personal Construct Psychology Be Going Now?
Chapter 22: Personal Construct Psychotherapy and the Constructivist Horizon (Robert A. Neimeyer and Scott A. Baldwin).
Chapter 23: New Avenues to Explore and Questions to Ask (Fay Fransella).
Appendix 1: Theoretical Definitions.
Appendix 2: Some Basic Books on Personal Construct Psychology.
Appendix 3: Internet Resources for Personal Construct Psychology (Brian R. Gaines).
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