chapter  3
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Resourceful Figures in Therapeutic Conversations Ronald J. Chenail and Liana Fortugno

Ask psychotherapists (i.e., mental health counselors, family therapists, psychologists, clinical social workers, or psychiatrists) what it is they do when they work with patients or clients and their answers will be varied and usually rich with psychological and sociological theory, pathological diagnoses, and declarations about the therapeutic models that guide their practice, but talk about language will be absent.