North American indigenous concepts of the dialogical self

Authored by: Lewis Mehl-Madrona , Barbara Mainguy

Handbook of Dialogical Self Theory and Psychotherapy

Print publication date:  November  2018
Online publication date:  November  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138503670
eBook ISBN: 9781315145693
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The world’s indigenous psychologies are rich and varied and rarely considered by academic psychology. In this chapter, we present a North American vision of self and mind that is similar to the dialogical self of Hubert Hermans and colleagues. We highlight the similarities and the differences with Dialogical Self Theory (DST) and therapy.

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