personal construct therapy

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A technique of psychotherapy based on the personal construct theory of the US psychologist George A(lexander) Kelly (1905–66) in which the client or patient is encouraged to formulate hypotheses and try out new constructs for interpreting experience. Compare cognitive therapy, fixed-role therapy.

Subjects: Psychology.

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