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Significant Moments in a Couple Therapy Session : Towards the Integration of Different Modalities of Analysis (2020)


Nyman-Salonen, Petra; Vall, Berta; Laitila, Aarno; Borcsa, Maria; Penttonen, Markku; Tourunen, Anu; Kykyri, Virpi-Liisa; Kaartinen, Jukka; Tsatsishvili, Valeri; Seikkula, Jaakko (2020). Significant Moments in a Couple Therapy Session : Towards the Integration of Different Modalities of Analysis. In Ochs, Matthias; Borcsa, Maria; Schweitzer, Jochen (Eds.) Systemic Research in Individual, Couple, and Family Therapy and Counseling, European Family Therapy Association Series. Cham: Springer, 55-73. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-36560-8_4


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All authors or editors: Nyman-Salonen, Petra; Vall, Berta; Laitila, Aarno; Borcsa, Maria; Penttonen, Markku; Tourunen, Anu; Kykyri, Virpi-Liisa; Kaartinen, Jukka; Tsatsishvili, Valeri; Seikkula, Jaakko

Parent publication: Systemic Research in Individual, Couple, and Family Therapy and Counseling

Parent publication editors: Ochs, Matthias; Borcsa, Maria; Schweitzer, Jochen

ISBN: 978-3-030-36559-2

eISBN: 978-3-030-36560-8

Journal or series: European Family Therapy Association Series

ISSN: 2569-877X

eISSN: 2569-8796

Publication year: 2020

Pages range: 55-73

Number of pages in the book: 439

Publisher: Springer

Place of Publication: Cham

Publication country: Switzerland

Publication language: English

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-36560-8_4

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Abstract

This chapter presents a couple therapy session from four different research perspectives: The verbal dialogue was analysed with the Dialogical Investigations of Happenings of Change method, the embodied reactions of each participant were analysed by examining the electrodermal activity of each participant, and nonverbal synchrony was observed between the participants. Stimulated Recall Interviews, conducted individually after the session, were used to gain insights on the participants’ thoughts and feelings concerning particular moments in the session. We wished to determine what could be learned from the embodied reactions of the participants in couple therapy, including whether the data obtained via the different research methods were telling the same or different story about the same moment within the couple therapy session.


Keywords: couples therapy; dialogicality; bodiliness; nonverbal communication

Free keywords: couple therapy; embodied reactions; dialogue; inner dialogue; mixed methods; modalities integration; nonverbal synchrony


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Reporting Year: 2020

Preliminary JUFO rating: 2


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