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The need for psychological assistance in the context of dialogical approach 2224
Kopyev A.F., PhD in Psychology, professor at the Individual and Group Psychotherapy Department at the Faculty of Counseling Psychology at, senior researcher at the Psychological Institute of the Russian Academy of Education, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia
The problem of the need for psychological assistance is considered in the context of dialogical approach. The principal ideas of dialogical approach and their differences from the traditional ideas of psychological counselling are described. An empirical classification of the possible initial psychological states of the client and the corresponding types of motivation for seeking psychological assistance is presented.
Keywords: dialogical approach, dialogical intention, need for psychological assistance.