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Counselling and psychotherapy as social action-systems

McLennan, James P

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The "talking cure" (Boring, 1957, p 709; Halmos, 1965, p 3), "psychotherapy" and "counselling", as presently conceptualised in contemporary Western society, evolved first from the nineteenth century medical concept of diseases an affliction of the individual, requiring individual treatment. The first significant deviation from this framework seemed to come in the 1930's when the talking cure for the "sick" individual was taken outside a purely medical context through child guidance and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-07-31
Type: Thesis (Masters)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/10263

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