Projective technique for consultation's strategies study



The article discusses the concept of “consolation” as describing an interpsychological form of experience. It is concluded that the psychologist should base its work on the client's consolation's strategies, which have emerged from the client's process of personality growth. A new projective technique to study consolation's strategies and analysis of its pilot study are presented.

General Information

Keywords: consolation, empathy, coping, experience, co-experience

Journal rubric: Testing and Validating Instruments

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Sheryagina E.V. Projective technique for consultation's strategies study. Konsul'tativnaya psikhologiya i psikhoterapiya = Counseling Psychology and Psychotherapy, 2013. Vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 212–224. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Elena V. Sheryagina, Аssociate Рrofessor at the Сhair of Individual and Group Psychotherapy, Counseling and Clinical Psychology Department, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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