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Chapter 11 Descriptive and interpretive approaches to qualitative research

  title={Chapter 11 Descriptive and interpretive approaches to qualitative research},
  author={Robert Elliott and Ladislav Timulak},
ing the main findings The generation of categories usually ends with a taxonomy that describes and interprets the whole phenomenon as it was contained in the gathered data. As qualitative analysis is a very complex endeavour and deals with many details, the taxonomies that result from it are often overwhelming and do not convey directly the essence of the phenomenon. The essence of the phenomenon is, however, the aim of the analysis, so it is very important for the researcher avoid the… 
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Empowerment Events in Process-Experiential Psychotherapy of Depression: An Exploratory Qualitative Analysis
  • L. Timulak
  • Psychology
    Psychotherapy research : journal of the Society for Psychotherapy Research
  • 2003
Different therapeutic processes were present in a variety of empowerment types, however, some therapist interventions contributed to several types of empowerment, among them communication of empathic understanding, empathic affirmation of client growth-promoting aspects, and 2-chair work.