This brief work introduces Dialogical Psychotherapy. Dialogical Psychotherapy is an approach to working with others that begins with genuine dialogue. As an overview, this work discusses the history and features of this interesting approach to counseling and psychotherapy. Based upon foundational elements drawn from the work of Martin Buber, Maurice Friedman, and Hans Trub, as well as dialogical therapists, the work introduces Dialogical Psychotherapy to counselors, psychotherapists, and other helpers in the helping professions. Written by a graduate of the Institute of Dialogical Psychotherapy and a practicing psychotherapist, this work makes suggestions about clinical practice as well as paving the way to more in depth works that interested readers can pursue further.
This work includes relevant core features of Dialogical Psychotherapy and implications for clinical practice. The author himself is a graduate of the Institute of Dialogical Psychotherapy, and has been a practicing therapist and counselor for over 25 years in outpatient and inpatient settings.