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HPSL Workshop Series with Prof. Anssi Peräkylä: Advancing theory of practice II – Using conversation analysis to investigate transformative sequences in psychotherapy and psychiatry

Lecturer(s)Prof. Dr. Anssi Peräkylä
Contact personDr. Cynthia Dermarkar
DateThursday, 12th December 2019


09:00-09:15 Opening
09:15-10:30 Lecture ”Transformative sequences in psychotherapy” (Anssi Peräkylä)
10:30-10:45 Coffee
10:45-12:15 Datasession 1:  Psychotherapeutic interaction
12:15-13:15 Lunch
13.15-14:00 Lecture: Conversation Analysis and psychiatric interviews (Anssi Peräkylä)
14:00-15:30 Datasession 2:  Discussing problematic behaviours in psychiatric interview
15:30-15:45 Coffee
15:45-17:15 Datasession 3:  Discussing problematic behaviors in psychiatric interview
17:15-17:30 Wrapping up

Anssi Peräkylä (born in Helsinki, 1957) is Professor of Sociology at the University of Helsinki. In 2012-2017, he was the Vice Director of the Finnish Center of Excellence on Research on Intersubjectivity in Interaction at the University of Helsinki.

Peräkylä’s research topics include counselling and psychotherapy, medical interaction, facial expressions, and the interconnections between the organization of social interaction and autonomous nervous system responses in interaction participants. Concurrently, he is investigating interactional practices associated to self and personality disorders. Alongside his research work, Peräkylä is also a practicing psychotherapist.