Doing Therapy: a Post-structural Re-vision.


The purpose of this essay is to develop a way to look at doing therapy based on (a) Wittgenstein's concept of "language game"; (b) the relationship between Wittgenstein's "private language" argument, language games, and constructivism; and (c) post-structural thinking about language, how therapy works within language, and how language works within therapy. Case material is used to illustrate the usefulness of this approach.

DOI: 10.1111/j.1752-0606.1992.tb00916.x

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@article{Shazer1992DoingTA, title={Doing Therapy: a Post-structural Re-vision.}, author={S de Shazer and I K Berg}, journal={Journal of marital and family therapy}, year={1992}, volume={18 1}, pages={71-81} }