CONSTRUCTIVIST PSYCHOTHERAPY

1. posed by American clinical psychologist George Kelly, a kind of individual therapy, stemming from constructivism, wherein concentration is on the meaning, forcing patients to look at their problems in a different light via use of myths, poems, and other forms of language to find purpose for problems. 2. a set of psychotherapies wherein each is dependent upon a philosophy of societal processes of finding meaning.

CONSTRUCTIVIST PSYCHOTHERAPY: "Using constructivist psychotherapy, the therapist helped his client to determine why he treated others so poorly in his past, and discovered more appealing behaviors to replace such with."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CONSTRUCTIVIST PSYCHOTHERAPY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/constructivist-psychotherapy/ (accessed October 14, 2019).
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