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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English


  • Personal construct therapy.,
  • Experiential psychotherapy.,
  • Personal construct therapy -- Case studies.,
  • Experiential psychotherapy -- Case studies.,
  • Interpersonal Relations.,
  • Psychotherapy -- methods.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-212) and index.

StatementA.J. Faidley and L.M. Leitner.
ContributionsLeitner, L. M.
LC ClassificationsRC489.P46 F35 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 215 p. ;
Number of Pages215
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1742024M
ISBN 100275942600
LC Control Number92048993

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