Musicians' Constructions of Creativity and of Psychotherapy: a Discourse Analysis
Prof Doc Thesis
Smit, Judith 2009. Musicians' Constructions of Creativity and of Psychotherapy: a Discourse Analysis. Prof Doc Thesis University of East London School of Psychology
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This study adopted a social constructionist, critical discourse analysis approach to explore how ten London-based popular musicians constructed creativity and psychotherapy in a semi-structured interview context. I specifically aimed to explore how features of language were used to construct differing accounts (interpretative repertoires) of creativity and of psychotherapy, and how this functioned to construct and manage identity. The analysis was also sensitive to power and positioning in the talk.
The analysis presents four interpretative repertoires of creativity, namely the flexibility, expertise, collectiveness and individualism repertoires. Two predominant interpretative repertoires emerged in relation to psychotherapy, namely a psychiatric and a redundancy
|Keywords||Counselling Psychologists; Constructions of psychotherapy; Creativity and psychotherapy|
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|Deposited||13 Jan 2014|
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