Qualitative Methods for the Analysis of Verbal Interactions in Psychotherapy

  • Rolf Wynn
  • Svein Bergvik


In this chapter, we will discuss qualitative research methodology and qualitative research in general and present some examples of how different qualitative methods play a part in research on psychotherapy. Furthermore, we will discuss how one method—Conversation Analysis—can fruitfully be used to study verbal interactions in psychotherapy.


Qualitative Research Qualitative Method Qualitative Interview Qualitative Researcher Patient Interaction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Clinical Medicine (FT)University of TromsøTromsøNorway

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