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Chapter 4: What use is Personal Construct Psychology? Nine Case Studies
As yet, few, if any, scales have been developed which tap the child's perception of their own behaviour. Personal construct theory offers the possibility of understanding what sense the child makes of his own actions.
In this chapter a range of case studies is offered to give some illustrations of the value of using PCP when working with children and young people. The intention is also to demonstrate ‘real world’ outcomes of the techniques that were discussed in the previous chapter. I want to emphasise a few points before looking at each case study in detail, principally in the interests of keeping a sense of perspective. ...