Still radical after all these years: George Kelly’s The psychology of personal constructs

@article{Winter2013StillRA,
  title={Still radical after all these years: George Kelly’s The psychology of personal constructs},
  author={David A. Winter},
  journal={Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry},
  year={2013},
  volume={18},
  pages={276 - 283}
}
  • D. Winter
  • Published 1 April 2013
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry
George Kelly’s The psychology of personal constructs put forward a new psychology that viewed people as actively constructing and anticipating their worlds. This paper considers personal construct theory and its philosophy; personal construct assessment techniques; the personal construct view of psychological disorder and its treatment; and the wide range of other applications of personal construct theory. It is concluded that personal construct psychology remains a radical approach over half a… Expand
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