Structural Reduction Of Meanings In Dynamic Psychotherapy



The paper considers a range of structural analytical techniques, which have a com- mon nature. We analyze the possibility to reduce group psychotherapeutic phe- nomena, processes, relationships, and discourse in general to subconscious mental structures of independent participants. The paper includes a lot of examples from counseling practice and summarizes our long-term practical experience. We system- atize the techniques as an integrated method, which can help dynamically oriented psychotherapists to regulate interaction with a client, and to organize training for future therapists in a more structured way.

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Keywords: linguistic method in psychotherapy, analysis of discourse, structural reduction of meanings, techniques of structural reduction of denotative, training of psychotherapists

Journal rubric: Philosophy, Anthropology, Culture

Article type: scientific article


For citation: Dorozhkin V.R. Structural Reduction Of Meanings In Dynamic Psychotherapy. Konsul'tativnaya psikhologiya i psikhoterapiya = Counseling Psychology and Psychotherapy, 2017. Vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 115–133. DOI: 10.17759/cpp.2017250207. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Valery R. Dorozhkin, Doctor of Psychology, Associate Professor of Psychology and Psychotherapy, Professor of Psychology and Social Work, Institute of Training of public employment service in Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine, e-mail:



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