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    A Phenomenological Analysis of the Experience of Pivotal Moments in Therapy as Defined by Clients.Barbro Giorgi - 2011 - Journal of Phenomenological Psychology 42 (1):61-106.
    This study was concerned with the clarification of the experience of pivotal moments in therapy. By pivotal moment is understood an event within the therapeutic process that leads to enduring change experienced as an important improvement in the life-experience of the client. Retrospective descriptions of a therapeutic process were obtained from three clients in which a distinguishable chain of events could be discerned that the clients identified as a pivotal moment. The descriptive material was analyzed according to the descriptive phenomenological (...)
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    The Experience of Self-Discovery and Mental Change in Female Novice Athletes in Connection to Marathon Running.Barbro Giorgi & Alison L. Boudreau - 2010 - Journal of Phenomenological Psychology 41 (2):234-267.
    This article evaluates the experience of an extraordinary mental change of novice female runners that is connected to long-distance running. Two female participants were interviewed regarding their life-changing experience associated with endurance exercise. Descriptions of the lived experience from women who train for marathons were gathered and a phenomenological analysis of the data was conducted which suggests that the women underwent a mental change that improved their self-confidence and enhanced relationships with their selves and others. The six constituents that emerged (...)
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    Reflections on Therapeutic Practice Guided by a Husserlian Perspective.Barbro Giorgi - 2005 - Journal of Phenomenological Psychology 36 (2):141-194.
    In this article, there is a suggestion that the application of certain key concepts or procedures of Husserlian phenomenology can be helpful in the practice of therapy. It is well known that how a therapist is present to a client and his or her story is critical for the success of therapy. What is less clear, however, is how to address this "way of being" in therapy and what kinds of interventions are helpful to clients. In addressing some of these (...)
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    The Lived Experience of Early-Stage Alzheimer’s Disease: A Three-Year Longitudinal Phenomenological Case Study.Sirkka-Liisa Ekman, Petra Robinson & Barbro Giorgi - 2012 - Journal of Phenomenological Psychology 43 (2):216-238.
    The purpose of this study was to explore how one person experienced the early years of dementia as she was living through the pre-clinical and earlyclinical stages of Alzheimer’s disease. Interviews were held onfour occasions over a period of three years. The data were analyzed usingthe descriptive phenomenological psychological method, in which theresearcher approached the data from a caring perspective. The livedexperience of early-stage Alzheimer’s disease showed to be acomplex transitional phenomenon that involves a dynamic process of personaladjustment. The process (...)
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    Introduction.Barbro Giorgi - 2005 - Journal of Phenomenological Psychology 36 (2):137-140.
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