Special Issues on the Dialogical Self

In Counselling Psychology Quarterly Special Issue:The dialogical approach to counselling theory, research, and practice, guest edited by Hubert Hermans and William J. Lyddon, 2006, 19 (1), 1-120

  • Hubert J. M. Hermans & William J. Lyddon. Counselling as multivoiced and dialogical, introduction, 1-4.
  • Hubert J.M. Hermans. Moving through three paradigms, yet remaining the same thinker, 5-26.
  • William J. Lyddon, David R. Yowell & Hubert J.M. Hermans. The self-confrontation method: Theory, research, and practical utility, 27-44
  • Darlys J. Alford, William J. Lyddon & Roxanne Schreiber. Adult attachment and working models of emotion, 45-56.
  • Paul H. Lysaker & John T. Lysaker. A typology of narrative impoverishment in schizophrenia: Implications for understanding the processes of establishing and sustaining dialogue in individual psychotherapy, 57-68
  • Giancarlo Dimaggio, Dario Catania, Giampaolo Salvatore, Antonio Carcione & Giuseppe Nicolo. Psychotherapy of paranoid personality disorder from the perspective of dialogical self theory, 69-88.
  • Michael Guilfoyle. Using power to question the dialogical self and its therapeutic application, 89-104.
  • Robert A. Neimeyer. Narrating the dialogical self: Toward an expanded toolbox for the counselling psychologist, 105-120.


In Theory & Psychology, special issue: Self and dialogue, 2010, 20 (3), 299-460.

  • Henrikus J. Stam, Self and dialogue: Introduction.299-304.
  • Ian Burkitt, Dialogues with self and others: Communication, miscommunication, and the dialogical unconscious, 305-321.
  • Ian Burkitt, Fragments of unconscious experience: Towards a dialogical, relational, and sociological analysis, 322-341.
  • Mathew Adams, Losing one’s voice: Dialogical psychology and the unspeakable, 342-361.
  • Paul Sullivan, Vygotskian dialectics and Bakhtinian dialogics: Consciousness between the authoritative and the carnivalesque, 362-378.
  • Giancarlo Dimaggio, Hubert J.M. Hermans, & Paul H. Lysaker, Health and adaptation in a multiple self: The role of absence of dialogue and poor metacognition in clinical populations, 379-399.
  • Peter R.F. Raggatt, The dialogical self and thirdness: A semiotic approach to positioning using dialogical triads, 400-419.
  • Basia Ellis & Henderikus Stam, Addressing the other in dialogue: Ricoeur and the ethical dimension of the dialogical self, 420-435.
  • Mariann Martsin, Identity in dialogue: Identity as hyper-generalized personal sense, 436-450.
  • Peter T.F. Raggatt, The self positioned in time and space: Dialogical paradigms, 451-460.


In Culture & Psychology Special Issue: Culture and the Dialogical Self:

Theory, Method, and Practice 2001, 7(3), 243-408, guest edited by Hubert J.M. Hermans

  • Hubert J. M. Hermans,   The Dialogical Self: Toward a Theory of Personal and Cultural Positioning, 243-281.Commentaries:
  • Glenn Adams & Hazel Rose Markus, Culture as Patterns: An Alternative Approach to the Problem of Reification, 283-296 ,
  • Sunil Bhatia & Anjali Ram, Locating the Dialogical Self in the Age of Transnational Migrations, Border Crossings and Diasporas, 297-309  ,
  • Alan Roland, Another Voice and Position: Psychoanalysis Across Civilizations, 311-321
  • Hubert J. M. Hermans, The Construction of a Personal Position Repertoire: Method and Practice, 323-366Commentary
  •  Miguel M. Goncalves &  Joao Salgado, Mapping the Multiplicity of the Self, 367-377Commentaries on Theory, Method and Practice
  • Nandita Chaudhary, & Sujata Sriram, Dialogues of the Self, 379-392
  • David Yau-Fai Ho, & Shui-Fun Fiona Chan, Si-Qing Peng, & Aik Kwang Ng, The Dialogical Self: Converging East-West Constructions, 393-408

In Theory & Psychology : Special Issue on the Dialogical Self, 2002, 12 (2), 147-280, guest edited by Hubert J.M. Hermans

  • Hubert J. M. Hermans, The Dialogical Self as a Society of Mind: Introduction, 147-160
  • Ingrid Josephs “The Hopi in Me”: The Construction of a Voice in the Dialogical Self: From a cultural Psychological Perspective, 161-174
  • Marc Lewis, The Dialogical Brain: Contributions of Emotional Neurobiology to Understanding the Dialogical Self, 175-190
  • Alan Fogel, Ilse de Koeyer, Francesca Bellagamba, & Holly Bell, The Dialogical Self in the First Two Years of Life: Embarking on a Journey of Discovery, 191-206
  • Paul Lysaker, & John Lysaker, Narrative Structure in Psychosis: Schizophrenia and Disruptions in the Dialogical Self, 207-220
  • Mikael Leiman, Toward Semiotic Dialogism: The Role of Sign-Mediation in the Dialogical Self, 221-236
  • John Barresi, From “the Thought is the Thinker” to “the Voice is the Speaker”: William James and the Dialogical Self, 237-250
  • Jaan Valsiner, Forms of Dialogical Relations and Semiotic Autoregulation within the Self, 251-266
  • John Beebe, An Archetypal Model of the Self in Dialogue, 267-280

In Journal of Constructivist Psychology Special Issue on the Dialogical Self and Psychotherapy, 2003, 16 (2), 89-212, guest edited by Hubert J.M. Hermans

  • Hubert J. M. Hermans, The Construction and Reconstruction of a Dialogical Self, 89-130
  • Mick Cooper, ”I-I” and ”I-Me”: Transposing Buber’s Interpersonal Attitudes to the Intrapersonal Plane, 131-153
  • Giancarlo Dimaggio, Gianpaolo Salvatore, Cristina Azzara, and Dario Catania, Rewriting Self-Narratives: The Therapeutic Process, 155-181
  • Leni M.F. Verhofstadt-Deneve, The Psychodramatical “Social Atom Method”: Dialogical Self in Dialectical Action, 183-202


In Journal of Constructivist Psychology Special Issue on Research and the  Dialogical Sel, 2008, 21 (3), 185-269, guest edited by Hubert J.M. Hermans

  • – Hubert J. M. Hermans, How to perform research on the basis of Dialogical Self Theory? Introduction, 185-199
  • – Emma-Louise Aveling and Alex Gillespie, Negotiating multiplicity: Adaptive asymmetries within second-generation Turks’ “society of mind”, 200-222
  • –  Avraham Kluger, Dina Nir, and Yuval Kluger, Personal Position Repertoire (PPR): From a bird’s eye view, 223-238
  • –  Malgorzata Puchalska-Wasyl, Elzbieta Chmielnicka-Kuter, and Piotr Oles, From internal interlocutors to psychological functions of dialogical activity, 239-269

In Identity: An International Journal of Theory and Research, The Dialogical Self in a Global and Digital Age, 2004, 4 (4), 297-405 (initiated by Beatrice Ligorio, University of Bari, Italy, with Hubert Hermans as guest editor)


  • Hubert J.M. Hermans, Introduction: The dialogical self in a global and digital age, 297-320
  • Vincent W. Hevern, Threaded identity in cyberspace: Weblogs and positioning in the dialogical self, 321-336
  • Maria Beatrice Ligorio, & Annarita Celeste Pugliese, Self-positioning in a text-based virtual environment, 337-354
  • Michela Cortini, Giuseppe Minnini, & Amelia Manuti, The diatextual construction of the self in Short Message Systems, 355-388
  • Van Halen, C., & Janssen, J., The usage of space in dialogical self-construction: From Dante to cyberspace, 389-405


In Studia Psychologica, 2008, 6 (8), Special issue on the dialogical self (guest edited by Hubert Hermans & Agnieszka Hermans-Konopka).

  • Hubert J.M. Hermans & Agnieszka Hermans-Konopka, Introduction, 5-10.
  • John Barresi, Black and white like me, 11-22.
  • Angela U. Branco, Ana L. Branco, & Ana F. Madureira, Self-development and the emergence of new I-positions, 23-40.
  • Thorsten Gieser, Me, my prey, and I: Embodiment and empathy in the dialogical self, 41-54.
  • Shinichi Mizokami, Self-definitions and a whole identity: Formation of self-definitions in specific domains leads in the postmodern age to a whole identity formation, 55-72.
  • Tania Zittoun, Sign the gap: Dialogical self in disrupted times, 73-86.
  • Catharina Rosa, & Miguel Goncalves, Dialogical self and close relationships: Looking for ambivalences, 87-106.
  • Tomasz Rowinski, Virtual self in dysfunctional internet use, 107-128.
  • Annet te Lindert, & Hubert Korzilius, Exporing acculturation experiences and cultural dialogues among Iranian refugees in the Netherlands by means of the Self-Confrontation Method, 129-146.
  • Peter Raggatt, Interaction of personal and social positioning in the formation of the dialogical self, 147-172.
  • Maria Lyra, & Marie-Cecile Bertau, Dialogical self practices as basis for self, 173-193.
  • Jaap Bos, & Peter Zomer, Humorous learning: Dialogical uses of humor in training situations, 194-214
  • Ewa Trzebinska, & Anna Gabinska, Inner multiplicity and mental health: A soundness of internal voices, 215-228.
  • Henryk Gasiul, Determinants of organization of dialogical self, 229-242.
  • Deepika Sharma, & Brady Wagoner, Coconut culture and Jekyll-and-Hyde: A study of self dynamics among second generation British-Asians, 243-253.


For Self-Confrontation Method Practice, see:



The self-confrontation method: Theory, research,
and practical utility

 For Dutch readers

 In: Tijdschrift voor Orthopedagogiek Themanummer over de waarderingstheorie, de zelfkonfrontatiemethode en de ‘dialogical self” (december 2002):

  • – Hubert J.M. Hermans, Waarderingstheorie en zelfkonfrontatiemethode: de affectieve structuur van het zelfverhaal, 603-620
  • – Jos J. Louwe, & Cok A. Balkestein., Toepassing van de zelfkonfrontatiemethode bij kinderen; verslag van de eerste klinische ervaringen, 621-629
  • – Peter Zomer, De Team Konfrontatie Methode (TKM) in de steigers, 630-644
  • – Mieke M. Wijdeveld, Een stap dichterbij jezelf, 645-653 Riet J.M. Fiddelaers-Jaspers, Achter het masker schuilt de rouw: verliesverwerking bij jongeren, 654-669
  • – Rene Gulikers, Koert H.W. de Blok, Judith J. Peters,. & Hubert J.M. Hermans, Interne en externe validering van de kinder-ZKM, 670-678
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