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Origins of Personal Construct Psychology

The April 10th episode of All in the Mind, a podcast series produced by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), explores the origins of psychologist George Kelly’s Personal Construct Psychology, including the philosophical antecedents of such a psychology. Presented by science journalist Natasha Mitchell, “You, the Scientist! Personal Construct Psychology” asks,

What makes you ‘You’? Personal Construct Psychology argues everyone constructs and tests their own internal models of reality, and that therapists shouldn’t cast themselves as the all-knowing ‘expert’. We are all scientists of the self. This week, confrontations with a shocking serial killer, the philosophical heritage of psychology and the moral limits of acceptance.

All in the Mind‘s “You, the Scientist! Personal Construct Psychology” can be heard online here.