Open Dialogue: An Applied Laingian Practice

Lawson, Monica
July 2016
Existential Analysis: Journal of the Society for Existential Ana;Jul2016, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p339
Academic Journal
The ideas of Open Dalogue share a particular affinity with the work of R.D. Laing. Since Laing did not propose a therapeutic way of working with families with a psychotic or schizophrenic member, Open Dialogue may be as close as we get to an Applied Langian approach.


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