Narrative Counselling

Social and linguistic processes of change

| University of Salzburg
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What actually happens in counselling interactions?

How does counselling bring about change?

How do clients end up producing new and alternative stories of their lives and relationships?

By addressing these questions and others, Peter Muntigl explores the narrative counselling process in the context where it is enacted: the unfolding conversation between counsellor and clients. Through a transdisciplinary approach that combines conversation analysis and systemic functional linguistic theory, Muntigl demonstrates how language is used in couples counselling, how language use changes over the course of counselling, and how this process provides clients with new linguistic resources that help them change their social relationships.

This book will be a valuable resource not only for linguists and discourse analysts, but also for researchers and practitioners in the fields of counselling, psychotherapy, psychology, and medicine.

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Table of Contents
Acknowledgements
ix
1. Modeling semiotic change in narrative couselling
1–20
2. Conversation Analysis
21–46
3. Systemic functional linguistics
47–105
4. Logogenesis
107–132
5. Reformulations as local transformations
133–178
6. Problem construction
179–232
7. Problem effacement
233–267
8. Clients' semiotic repertoires
269–306
9. Phylogenesis and concluding remarks
307–332
Notes
333
References
335–342
Index
343–346
“Theory vs application, inertia vs change, semantics vs pragmatics, text vs context, genre vs activity, critique vs interpretation… change the ‘vs’ to ‘and’ in any of these oppositions and you have the complementarities championed by Muntigl in this ground-breaking work on therapeutic discourse. Socially responsible text analysis informed by systemic functional linguistics and CA, at its very best.”
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BIC Subject: JM – Psychology
BISAC Subject: PSY000000 – PSYCHOLOGY / General
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