Australasian Personal Construct Group
Construct Group is devoted to the Psychology of Personal
of Personal Constructs was introduced in 1955 by the (North)
American psychologist George A. Kelly
as a new approach to psychology which focusses on the meanings that
attach to persons, situations and events they encounter. These
the "personal constructs" of a person, serve also as guidelines for
the actions one takes to cope with the demands and challenges of life.
At the same time, Kelly designed a number of instruments to use in
on and assessment of personal constructs. The best known is the Repertory
Grid Technique, which now catches the interest even of
practitioners not based in Personal Construct Psychology. The
or individual centred, nature of the theory invites a qualitative
yet the Repertory Grid Technique lends itself also to a quantitative
of constructs and construct systems, thus reconciliating these
approaches that are often viewed as antagonistic.
Construct Group is
connected to the
Personal Construct Psychology Interest Group of the Australian
Society (APS) . Its members live in Australia and New Zealand.
Newsletter and organises a biennial
Conference. The last one was held in thr Hunter Valley in 2012.
database originally compiled by Gabriele Chiari
located at the University of Wollongong.
information on PCP is available through te PCP Gateway.