Re: Exchange grids in couple therapy

Tim A. Connor (
Mon, 16 Sep 1996 11:02:58 -0700 (PDT)

Some references on various versions of exchange grids:

Childs, D. & Hedges, R. (1980). The analysis of interpersonal
perceptions as a repertory grid. British Journal of Medical Pscyhology,
53, 127-136.

Mendoza, S. (1985). The exchange grid. In N. Beail (Ed.) Repertory grid
technique and personal constructs (pp. 173-189). Cambridge, MA:
Brookline Books.

O'Loughlin, S. (1989). Use of reprtory grids to assess understanding
between partners in marital therapy. International Journal of Personal
Construct Psychology, 2, 143-147.

Ryle, A. & Breen, D. (1972). A comparison of adjusted and maladjusted
couples using the double dyad grid. British Journal of Medical
Psychology, 45, 375-382.

Ryle, A. & Breen, D. (1972). The use of the double dyad grid in the
clinical setting. British Journal of Medical Psychology, 45, 383-389.

Thomas, L.F. (1979). Construct, reflect, and converse: the
conversational reconstruction of social realities. In P. Stringer & D.
Bannister (Eds.), Constructs of sociality and individuality (pp. 49-69).
New York: Academic Press.

Wijesinghe, O.B.A. & Wood, R.R. (1976). A repertory grid study of
interpersonal perception within a married couples psychotherapy group.
British Journal of Medical Psychology, 49, 287-293.



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On Mon, 16 Sep 1996, Finn Tschudi wrote:
> I'm in the embarassing position of having students to use exchange grids in
> couple therapy, but now I can't find any references.