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Trömel-Plötz, Senta. 1981. 'I'd come to you for therapy': Interpretation, redefinition and paradox in Rogerian therapy. Journal of Pragmatics 5 (2-3) : 243–260.
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This paper gives a linguistic analysis of three different empathic person-centered interventions in Rogerian therapy. The author argues that these interventions have properties that are also found in other forms of psychotherapy.